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Table 17Methodological quality of studies in the diagnostic test accuracy review: Eucapnic voluntary hyperpnea vs. ECT

Author YearRepresentative spectrumSelection criteria definedAcceptable reference standardTiming bias avoidedPartial verification avoidedDifferential verification avoidedClear reporting of index testClear reporting of reference standardIndex test blindedReference standard blindedUninterpretable results reportedWithdrawals explained
Castricum38 2008NoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesUUYesYes
Dickinson39 2006NoNoYesUYesYesYesYesUUYesYes
Eliasson42 1992UYesUYesYesYesUYesUUYesYes
Pedersen34 2008NoNoUYesYesYesYesUUUYesYes
Rosenthal43 1984NoNoUYesYesYesNoNoUUYesYes
Rundell44 2005NoNoUYesYesYesYesUUUYesYes
Schmidt45 1983NoNoUYesYesYesYesYesUUYesYes

U = Unclear

From: 3, Results

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