Network meta-analysis in health care decision making

Bram Rochwerg, Romina Brignardello-Petersen and Gordon Guyatt
Med J Aust 2018; 209 (4): . || doi: 10.5694/mja18.00001
Published online: 20 August 2018

Systematic reviews and meta-analyses play a crucial role in clinical decision making.1,2 By combining all studies that directly compare two alternative management strategies and providing a pooled estimate of effect, meta-analyses allow optimal understanding of the potential benefits and harms of available treatments.

  • Bram Rochwerg
  • Romina Brignardello-Petersen
  • Gordon Guyatt

  • McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada


Series Editors

John R Attia

Michael P Jones

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