Pooled-studies publications: an analysis of the relevant characteristics of these articles for systematic reviewers

K. Thaler, L. Morgan, M. VanNoord, D. Jonas, M. McDonagh, K. Peterson, A. Glechner & G. Gartlehner
Background: Because of high risk of bias systematic reviewers exclude publications containing pooled data that are not based on a systematic review and perform no critical appraisal. Objectives: To systematically explore the characteristics of the PSPs, in particular those that might suggest susceptibility[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]