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Pooling of studies in meta-analysis of observational research leads to precise but spurious results.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16396897     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Authors:
C W Bollen; M O Hoekstra; H G M Arets
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comment; Letter    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatrics     Volume:  117     ISSN:  1098-4275     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatrics     Publication Date:  2006 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-01-06     Completed Date:  2006-02-07     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376422     Medline TA:  Pediatrics     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  261-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child
Empyema, Pleural / therapy*
Humans
Meta-Analysis as Topic
Research Design
Comments/Corrections
Comment On:
Pediatrics. 2005 Jun;115(6):1652-9   [PMID:  15930229 ]

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