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Chapter 18:  Reviews of individual patient data

Authors: Lesley A Stewart, Jayne F Tierney and Mike Clarke on behalf of the Cochrane Individual Patient Data Meta-analysis Methods Group.

 

Key points

 

18.1 Introduction

18.2 The collaborative nature of IPD meta-analyses

18.3 Dealing with data

18.4 Analysis

18.5 Limitations and Caveats

18.6 Chapter information

Box 18.6.a: The Cochrane Individual Patient Data Meta-analysis Methods Group

18.7 References