Title

Systematic review did not consider problem of treatment effects

Date of this Version

12-3-2012

Document Type

Letter to the Editor

Publication Details

Published version

Liew, S.M., Doust, J., Glasziou, P. (2012). Systematic review did not consider problem of treatment effects. BMJ, e4355, 345

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© Copyright The Authors, 2012

ISSN

1756-1833

Abstract

Extract: Siontis and colleagues’ systematic review comparing established risk prediction models for cardiovascular disease is a useful validation of previous studies, but they seem to have ignored the problem of treatment effects.