Front page
Handbook information
Part 1: Cochrane reviews
Part 2: General methods for Cochrane reviews
Part 3: Special topics
    13 Including non-randomized studies
    14 Adverse effects
    15 Incorporating economics evidence
    16 Special topics in statistics
       16.1 Missing data
       16.2 Intention-to-treat issues
       16.3 Cluster-randomized trials
       16.4 Cross-over trials
       16.5 Studies with more than two intervention groups
          16.5.1 Introduction
          16.5.2 Determining which intervention groups are relevant
          16.5.3 Assessing risk of bias in studies with more than two groups
          16.5.4 How to include multiple groups from one study
          16.5.5 Heterogeneity considerations with multiple-intervention studies
          16.5.6 Factorial trials
       16.6 Indirect comparisons and multiple-treatments meta-analysis
       16.7 Multiplicity and the play of chance
       16.8 Bayesian and hierarchical approaches to meta-analysis
       16.9 Rare events (including zero frequencies)
       16.10 Chapter information
       16.11 References
    17 Patient-reported outcomes
    18 Reviews of individual patient data
    19 Prospective meta-analysis
    20 Qualitative research and Cochrane reviews
    21 Reviews in public health and health promotion
    22 Overviews of reviews
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