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Chapter 11:  Presenting results and ‘Summary of findings’ tables

Authors: Holger J Schünemann, Andrew D Oxman, Julian PT Higgins, Gunn E Vist, Paul Glasziou and Gordon H Guyatt on behalf of the Cochrane Applicability and Recommendations Methods Group and the Cochrane Statistical Methods Group.


Key points


11.1 Introduction

11.2 Results of the search and selection of studies

11.3 Data and analyses

11.4 Figures

11.5 ‘Summary of findings’ tables

11.6 Additional tables

11.7 Presenting results in the text

11.8 Writing an abstract

Box 11.8.a: Hypothetical example of an abstract

11.9 Writing a plain language summary

11.10 Chapter information

11.11 References