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Featured article: The TRANSFER Approach for assessing the transferability of systematic review findings
Munthe-Kaas et al describe the TRANSFER Approach, which supports review authors in collaborating with decision makers to ensure an informed consideration, from the beginning of the review process, of the transferability of the review findings to the review context.
Call for Papers: Methodologies for COVID-19 research and data analysis
BMC Medical Research Methodology announces this upcoming collection focusing on methodological approaches to medical research and data analysis related to COVID-19. Find more information and explore recent publications here.Read More
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- Tamara Hughes, BMC, UK
- Kate Gaines, BMC, USA
- Chiu-Hsieh (Paul) Hsu, University of Arizona
- Livia Puljak, Catholic University of Croatia in Zagreb
- Demosthenes Panagiotakos, Harokopio University
Livia Puljak, MD, PHD is a full professor at the Catholic University of Croatia in Zagreb, Croatia. Her research interests are focused on methods in evidence-based medicine, clinical epidemiology and pain. She joined BMC Medical Research Methodology as Section Editor 2018.