assessment A B C D E F Study 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Bar-Haim et al.
Reliability and validity of MINCIR scale for methodological quality
in dental therapy research.
It was chosen for this review because of its psychometric properties and its ability to assess the methodological quality
of both randomized and non-randomized studies .
The two eligible studies (4, 11) were deemed to be of high methodological quality
and to have a low risk of bias (Table 2) as having high methodological quality
and low risk of bias.
Table 1: Characteristics and methodological quality
of included studies.
The main observation from the risk of bias and methodological quality
assessments is the many "unclear" scores, indicating that most items were not sufficiently reported, resulting in an unknown risk of bias (Figure 2).
Assessment of methodological quality
of economic evaluations in belgian drug reimbursement applications.
Based on the evaluation of the methodological quality
proposed by Loney et al.
Therefore, the aim of the present study was to systematically review the recent literature that assessed both pain and distress outcomes in children and to perform an analysis of the methodological quality
of the reports.
Highlights among the study's findings include the positive assessment of the CPGs and MINSAL's commitment to prioritizing their development, as well as the improvements in methodological quality
observed to date, due to the standardization of the development process.
All studies were assessed independently by two reviewers for methodological quality
. The methodological index for nonrandomized studies (MINORS) was used to assess the articles without randomized design .
The exclusion criteria were as follows: (1) assessment of hematological toxicity by total bone marrow inhibition rate, rather than WHO criteria; (2) treatment with acupuncture, intravenous CHM, CHM granules, patented CHM drug, or CHM extract; (3) treating patients in control group with CHM and not chemotherapy or radiotherapy; (4) treating patients in treatment group with more than two types of CHM; and (5) methodological quality
score of less than 3 points on Jadad scale.