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Czoski-Murray C, Jones ML, McCabe C, et al. What is the Value of Routinely Testing Full Blood Count, Electrolytes and Urea, and Pulmonary Function Tests Before Elective Surgery in Patients with No Apparent Clinical Indication and in Subgroups of Patients with Common Comorbidities: A Systematic Review of the Clinical and Cost-Effective Literature. Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library; 2012 Dec. (Health Technology Assessment, No. 16.50.)

Appendix 5Systematic review of clinical effectiveness: quality assessment of non-randomised studies

CriterionStudy
Gnocchi et al.11Haug and Reifeis13Roukema et al.14Szmuk et al.9Tallo et al.12Turnbull and Buck15
Prospective recruitmentYesYesYesNoNoNo
Consecutive recruitmentYesYesYesNot clearYesNot clear
≥ 90% followed upNoNoYesNot applicableNoNot applicable
Loss to follow-up reported or explainedYesYesNot applicableNot applicableYesNot applicable
Follow-up long enoughYesYesNot clearYesNot clearNot clear
Outcome assessment objective or blindedNot clearYesNot clearYesYesYes
Measure of variabilityYesNoNoNoNoNo
Age and ASA status reportedYesYesNoYesYesNot clear
Operation type and/or risk category adequately reportedYesYesYesYesYesYes
All operations electiveYesYesYesYesYesNot clear
All tests routineYesYesYesYesNot clearNot clear
Normal/abnormal results definedNoNoYesYesYesNot clear
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What is the Value of Routinely Testing Full Blood Count, Electrolytes and Urea, and Pulmonary Function Tests Before Elective Surgery in Patients with No Apparent Clinical Indication and in Subgroups of Patients with Common Comorbidities: A Systematic Review of the Clinical and Cost-Effective Literature.
Health Technology Assessment, No. 16.50.
Czoski-Murray C, Jones ML, McCabe C, et al.
Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library; 2012 Dec.

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