Overall similarity and consistency assessment scores are not sufficiently accurate for predicting discrepancy between direct and indirect comparison estimates

Xiong, Tengbin, Parekh-Bhurke, Sheetal, Loke, Yoon K, Abdelhamid, Asmaa, Sutton, Alex J, Eastwood, Alison J, Holland, Richard, Chen, Yen-Fu, Walsh, Tanya, Glenny, Anne-Marie and Song, Fujian (2013) Overall similarity and consistency assessment scores are not sufficiently accurate for predicting discrepancy between direct and indirect comparison estimates. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 66 (2). pp. 184-191. ISSN 0895-4356

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Abstract

Indirect comparison methods have been increasingly used to assess the effectiveness of different interventions comparatively. This study evaluated a Trial Similarity and Evidence Consistency Assessment (TSECA) framework for assessing key assumptions underlying the validity of indirect comparisons.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Uncontrolled Keywords: bias (epidemiology),evidence-based medicine,guideline adherence,humans,practice guidelines as topic,predictive value of tests,quality assurance, health care,randomized controlled trials as topic,reproducibility of results,sensitivity and specificity
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > School of Rehabilitation Sciences
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2014 16:42
Last Modified: 17 Mar 2020 18:58
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/46539
DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2012.06.022

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