Author defends meta-analysis that was criticisedBMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7204.256b (Published 24 July 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:256
- Francesco P Cappuccio, Reader in preventive cardiovascular medicine (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- St George's Hospital Medical School, London SW17 0RE
EDITOR—In their continuous and compelling search for faults in published research, Davey Smith and Egger have written a letter about meta-analysis that is inaccurate.1 In their reference to a meta-analysis of observational data that I and colleagues did2 and the reanalysis that followed3 the authors commit …
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