Chapter 19:  Prospective meta-analysis

Authors: Davina Ghersi, Jesse Berlin and Lisa Askie on behalf of the Cochrane Prospective Meta-analysis Methods Group.

 

Key points

 

19.1 Introduction

19.2 The collaborative nature of prospective meta-analyses

19.3 The prospective meta-analysis protocol

19.4 Data collection in prospective meta-analysis

19.5 Analysis issues in prospective meta-analysis

19.6 Chapter information

Box 19.6.a: The Cochrane Prospective Meta-analysis Methods Group

19.7 References