Penny Whiting, MSc; Anne W.S. Rutjes, MSc; Johannes B. Reitsma, MD, PhD; Afina S. Glas, MD, PhD; Patrick M.M. Bossuyt, PhD; Jos Kleijnen, MD, PhD
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Acknowledgments: The authors thank Kath Wright (Centre for Reviews and Dissemination) for carrying out literature searches. They also thank the advisory panel to the review for their help during various stages, including commenting on the protocol and draft report.
Grant Support: Commissioned and funded by the National Health Service R&D Health Technology Assessment Programme (project number 98/27/99).
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Ms. Rutjes and Drs. Reitsma, Glas, and Bossuyt: Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, P.O. Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Whiting P, Rutjes AW, Reitsma JB, Glas AS, Bossuyt PM, Kleijnen J. Sources of Variation and Bias in Studies of Diagnostic Accuracy: A Systematic Review. Ann Intern Med. 2004;140:189-202. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-140-3-200402030-00010
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2004;140(3):189-202.
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