10.4.4  Sensitivity analyses

Introductory text

10.4.4.1 Comparing fixed and random-effects estimates

Figure 10.4.c: Comparison of fixed- and random-effects meta-analytic estimates of the effect of intravenous magnesium on mortality following myocardial infarction

10.4.4.2 Trim and fill

10.4.4.3 Fail-safe N

10.4.4.4 Other selection models

10.4.4.5 Sensitivity analyses based on selection models

10.4.4.6 Testing for excess of studies with significant results