Searching practices and inclusion of unpublished studies in systematic reviews of diagnostic accuracy

Published on Feb 5, 2020in Research Synthesis Methods5.043
· DOI :10.1002/jrsm.1389
Daniël A. Korevaar20
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(UvA: University of Amsterdam),
Jean-Paul Salameh3
Estimated H-index: 3
(Ottawa Hospital Research Institute)
+ 4 AuthorsP. M. M. Bossuyt110
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(UvA: University of Amsterdam)
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