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The combination of data from several research studies to gain a better overview of a topic than what is available in any single investigation. Data obtained from combined studies must be comparable and compatible for a meta-analysis to reach logical conclusions. SYN: SEE: pooled analysis
Venes, Donald, editor. "Meta-analysis." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/730256/all/meta_analysis.
Meta-analysis. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/730256/all/meta_analysis. Accessed October 16, 2019.
Meta-analysis. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/730256/all/meta_analysis
Meta-analysis [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 October 16]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/730256/all/meta_analysis.
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