## 9.4 Summarizing effects across studies

9.4.1 Meta-analysis

9.4.2 Principles of meta-analysis

9.4.3 A generic inverse-variance approach to meta-analysis

9.4.4 Meta-analysis of dichotomous outcomes

9.4.5 Meta-analysis of continuous outcomes

9.4.6 Combining dichotomous and continuous outcomes

9.4.7 Meta-analysis of ordinal outcomes and measurement scales

9.4.8 Meta-analysis of counts and rates

9.4.9 Meta-analysis of time-to-event outcomes

9.4.10 A summary of meta-analysis methods available in RevMan

Table 9.4.a: Summary of meta-analysis methods available in RevMan

9.4.11 Use of vote counting for meta-analysis