This section considers manuscripts that assess quality aspects of data collected in all types of medical research studies, including systematic reviews and meta-analyses, along with how the data are reported in published form.
Assessing the risk of performance and detection bias in Cochrane reviews as a joint domain is less accurate compared to two separate domains
Initially, the Cochrane risk of bias (RoB) tool had a domain for “blinding of participants, personnel and outcome assessors”. In the 2011 tool, the assessment of blinding was split into two domains: blinding o...
Citation: BMC Medical Research Methodology 2021 21:149