Inclusion of methodological filters in searches for diagnostic test accuracy studies misses relevant studies.

TitleInclusion of methodological filters in searches for diagnostic test accuracy studies misses relevant studies.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsWhiting P, Westwood M, Beynon R, Burke M, Sterne JA, Glanville J
JournalJournal of Clinical Epidemiology
Volume64
Issue6
Pagination602-7
Date Published2011 Jun
ISSN1878-5921
KeywordsDiagnostic Tests, Routine; Evidence-Based Medicine; Humans; Information Storage and Retrieval; MEDLINE; Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic; Research Design; United States
AbstractTo compare the performance of MEDLINE searches using index test(s) and target condition (subject searches) with the same searches combined with methodological filters for test accuracy studies.
Alternate JournalJ Clin Epidemiol
Refereed DesignationRefereed