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methodological quality

The extent to which the design and conduct of a trial are likely to have prevented systematic errors (bias). Variation in quality can explain variation on the results of trials included in a systematic review. Rigourously designed (better quality) trials are more likely to yield results that are closer to the “truth” (i.e., unbiased).
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In addition to risk of bias, four study quality indicators were used to assess the methodological quality of the studies.
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This review shows a method according to the current recommendations for the elaboration of systematic reviews, such as comprehensive sources search, specific search strategy, no language restrictions or publication period, selection and extraction of data in pairs and evaluation of the methodological quality of the studies included.
With the current scenario as a starting point, plus MINSAL's initial efforts to ensure the methodological quality of its clinical guidelines, the need now arises to develop a plan to implement recommendations to guide and monitor this process.
Evaluation of the methodological quality of systematic reviews of health status measurement instruments.
Table 3 displays the results of our methodological quality assessment using the QATQS and the QATQS dictionary (user's guide).
While the COSMIN checklist is a very detailed and comprehensive evaluation tool, it requires that the lowest rating to be taken as the final methodological quality score per category, i.
Methodological quality considerations include threats to internal validity and external validity (Gall, Gall, & Borg, 2003; Shadish & Myers, 2001), as well as test score reliability and validity (Messick, 1989).
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