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Practical guide to the meta-analysis of rare events
  1. Orestis Efthimiou
  1. Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
  1. Correspondence to Dr Orestis Efthimiou, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern 3012, Switzerland; oremiou{at}gmail.com

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  • Funding This work has been supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation (grant title: ‘Enhancing methods for evaluating the comparative safety of medical interventions’).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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  • Funding This work has been supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation (grant title: ‘Enhancing methods for evaluating the comparative safety of medical interventions’).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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