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Vol:5 Issue:9 Number:3 ISSN#:2563-559X
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Network Meta-Analysis: The 3 things you need to know

Authored By: Steve Philips, Yaping Chang, Ellen Scholl, Selina Bains, Mohit Bhandari On Behalf of OrthoEvidence

September 19, 2022

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OrthoEvidence. Network Meta-Analysis: The 3 things you need to know. OE Original. 2022;5(9):3. Available from:

An NMA is a meta-analysis that allows you to compare three or more treatments to one another on a common outcome measure. The method for doing so is more complex and takes additional considerations when designing the NMA. An NMA begins much like a traditional meta-analysis, with the development of a research question including the interventions to be compared. A systematic search is performed, and articles are screened for inclusion or exclusion into the analysis. After the literature search and data abstraction,....
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