Letters Network meta-analysis

Results can be summarised in a simple figure

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d1555 (Published 23 March 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d1555
  1. Valeria Fadda, research assistant1,
  2. Dario Maratea, resident2,
  3. Sabrina Trippoli, coordinator2,
  4. Andrea Messori, coordinator2
  1. 1Università di Firenze, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, via Schiff 6, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino (Firenze), Italy
  2. 2Laboratory of Pharmacoeconomics, SIFO (Italian Society of Hospital Pharmacists), Area Vasta Regione Toscana, 59100 Prato, Italy
  1. valeria.fadda{at}hotmail.it

Studies based on network meta-analysis are increasingly being published,1 but little attention has been paid to how the information generated is best summarised graphically. Most authors favour multiple Forest plots, with some …

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