Front page
Handbook information
Part 1: Cochrane reviews
Part 2: General methods for Cochrane reviews
    5 Defining the review question and developing criteria for including studies
    6 Searching for studies
    7 Selecting studies and collecting data
    8 Assessing risk of bias in included studies
    9 Analysing data and undertaking meta-analyses
    10 Addressing reporting biases
       10.1 Introduction
       Table 10.1.a: Definitions of some types of reporting biases
       10.2 Types of reporting biases and the supporting evidence
          10.2.1 Publication bias
             Introductory text
             Figure 10.2.a: Cumulative full publication of results initially presented as abstracts
             Table 10.2.a: Publication status of five cohorts of research projects approved by ethics committees or institutional review boards
             Figure 10.2.b: Publication bias in clinical trials due to statistical significance or direction of trial results
    Time lag bias
    Who is responsible for publication bias?
    The influence of external funding and commercial interests
          10.2.2 Other reporting biases
       10.3 Avoiding reporting biases
       10.4 Detecting reporting biases
       10.5 Chapter information
       Box 10.5.a: The Cochrane Bias Methods Group
       10.6 References
    11 Presenting results and 'Summary of findings' tables
    12 Interpreting results and drawing conclusions
Part 3: Special topics
Additional material