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  • Check out our CMIMG Zotero database to see what has been added.
    December 2 2013
  • Indirect comparisons and network meta-analysis: Evidence synthesis with multiple treatments January 20-22, 2014 Wengen, SwitzerlandProf. Julian Higgins, PhD (course co-ordinator),  School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, UK Dr. Georgia Salanti, PhD ,  Department of Hygiene & Epidemiology, University of...
    November 4 2013
  • GeMTC GUI is a graphical user interface for network meta-analysis (also known as MTC, Mixed Treatment Comparisons). Network meta-analysis consistency models, inconsistency models and node-splitting models are generated automatically by the software and can be run directly in the graphical user interface or exported to be run inJAGS, OpenBUGS...
    October 1 2013
  • This is a practical workshop aiming to present a series of graphical and numerical tools that can be used in Network Meta-analysis to present the evidence base, evaluate the assumptions and present the results. All suggested graphs can be produced in STATA and will be explained using real data examples. The STATA routines are available from http...
    September 5 2013
  • A new R package called `netmeta' for network meta-analysis has been published on CRAN http://www.r-project.org/. This is the first package on CRAN for network meta-analysis that uses a frequentist approach. It is based on the graph-theoretical method by Rücker (2012). A fixed and a random effects model are available and also forest plots for...
    September 2 2013
  • The material that is taught is based on the Evidence Synthesis Technical Support Documents to be found on the NICE Decision Support Unit website http://www.nicedsu.org.uk/.This is an informal WinBUGS based course, with lectures and exercises, and experienced tutors on hand to help. Please see the website:http://www.bristol.ac.uk/social-...
    September 2 2013
  • The July 2013 issue of Medical Decision Making includes a series of 7 tutorial papers on evidence synthesis methods for decision making.  Dias S, Welton NJ, Sutton AJ, Ades AE Evidence Synthesis for Decision Making  Med Decis Making July 2013 33: 597-606, doi:10.1177/0272989X13487604In the introductory paper, the authors...
    July 2 2013
  • The Cochrane Comparing Multiple Interventions Methods Group has just released a paper with new recommendations for comparing multiple interventions in Cochrane Reviews.  We are in the process of updating the Handbook to reflect these new recommendations, and would welcome input from Collaboration members before this new guidance is finalized...
    March 29 2013
  • The following item has been added to our list of recent publications on methodolical issues relevant to our Methods GroupSpineli LM, Higgins JP, Cipriani A, Leucht S, Salanti G. Evaluating the impact of imputations for missing participant outcome data in a network meta-analysis. Clin Trials. 2013 Jan 15. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:...
    January 17 2013
  • The Journal Research Synthesis Methods has published a Special Issue on Network Meta-analysis - edited by Georgia Salanti and Christopher Schmid. The following excerpt from the editors introduction to the issue gives a brief description of the contents."The special issue starts with a review by Asmaa Abdelhamid and...
    September 23 2012

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