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  • National Institute for Health Research




The prospect of survival and recovery from a disease as anticipated from the usual course of that disease, or indicated by special features of the case.

Prognostic cohort study

This was in the CEBM glossary without anything against it

PsycINFO (Psychology Abstracts)

The PsycINFO (Psychology Abstracts) database provides extensive international coverage of literature on psychology and allied fields. PsycINFO covers psychological practice and research as well as the related clinical, social and biological disciplines. This includes information on drug and behavioural therapy, treatment of disease, drug addiction, developmental psychology, and educational psychology, as well as the psychological aspects of such areas as linguistics, social processes, pharmacology, physiology, nursing, education, anthropology, business and law. Covers the years 1806 to present and is updated weekly.

Publication bias

A bias in a systematic review caused by incompleteness of the search, such as omitting non-English language sources, or unpublished trials (inconclusive trials are less likely to be published than conclusive ones, but are not necessarily less valid).

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