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Table 19Strength of evidence by medical interventions in the treatment of tinnitus for the outcome of depression symptoms for studies with inactive comparators

Intervention GroupSpecifics# of Studies (n)Risk of BiasConsistencyDirectnessPrecisionMagnitude of the Effect SMD Range (CI)SOE
Laser therapy vs. shamN/A1108HighUnknownDirectImprecise0.33 (−0.24, 0.89)Insufficient

Abbreviations: CI = confidence interval; n = number; SOE = strength of evidence; SMD = standard mean difference; vs. = versus

From: Results

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Evaluation and Treatment of Tinnitus: Comparative Effectiveness [Internet].
Comparative Effectiveness Reviews, No. 122.
Pichora-Fuller MK, Santaguida P, Hammill A, et al.

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