No.Search terms
1(meta analysis or systematic review).sh,md.
3(metaanal$ or meta anal$ or metasynthes$ or meta synthes$).tw.
4((systematic or quantitative or methodologic$) adj5 (overview$ or review$)).tw.
5((quantitativ$ or data) adj (extraction or synthesis)).tw.
6((bids or cinahl or cochrane or embase or index medicus or isi citation or medlars or psyclit or psychlit or scisearch or science citation or (web adj2 science)) and review$).tw.
7(pooled or pooling).tw.
8(research adj (review$ or integration)).tw.
9(handsearch$ or ((hand or manual) adj search$)).tw.
10((electronic or bibliographic) adj database$).tw.
11(mantel haenszel or peto or dersimonian or der simonian).ti,ab.
12(fixed effect$ or random effect$).ti,ab.
13reference list$.ab.
15published studies.ab.
16relevant journals.ab.
17selection criteria.ab.

From: Appendix C, Clinical questions and literature search

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