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The case for failed meta-analyses

Naylor CD. J Eval Clin Pract. 1995; 1(2):127-30.

While there is no agreed definition of meta-analysis, it can perhaps be construed as the development of a systematic and quantitative review of all relevant research evidence on a specific topic. The purpose of this brief note is to make the case for failed meta-analyses in health care.

Keywords: Health services research