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Table 4 Summary of Methodological Quality according to Quality Assessment of Diagnostic Accuracy Studies-2

From: Diagnostic accuracy of history taking, physical examination and imaging for phalangeal, metacarpal and carpal fractures: a systematic review update

Author(s)Risk of BiasApplicability Concerns
Patient SelectionIndex TestReference standardFlow and TimingPatient SelectionIndex TestReference standard
Adey (2007) [43]HRURLRLRLRLRLR
Annamalai (2003) [44]HRLRLRLRLRLRLR
Balci (2015) [71]LRLRHRLRLRLRLR
Beeres (2007) [46]LRLRLRLRLRLRLR
Beeres (2008) [47]LRLRLRLRLRLRLR
Behzadi (2015) [45]LRHRHRLRLRLRLR
Bergh (2014) [48]URLRLRLRLRLRLR
Borel (2017) [70]LRLRLRLRLRLRLR
Breederveld (2004) [49]LRURURLRLRLRLR
Brink (2019) [68]LRLRHRLRLRLRLR
Cruickshank (2007) [50]URLRLRLRLRLRLR
Faccioli (2010) [75]LRHRHRLRLRLRLR
Fusetti (2005) [51]LRLRLRLRLRLRLR
Gabler (2001) [52]LRLRLRLRLRLRLR
Herneth (2001) [53]LRURLRLRLRLRLR
Ilica (2011) [54]URLRLRLRLRLRLR
Javadzadeh (2014) [74]URLRLRLRLRLRLR
Jorgsholm (2013) [72]URHRHRLRLRLRLR
Kocaoglu (2016) [76]URLRLRLRLRLRLR
Kumar (2005) [55]URHRHRHRLRLRLR
Mallee (2011) [56]LRLRLRLRLRLRLR
Mallee (2016) [57]LRLRLRLRLRLRLR
Mallee (2014) [58]LRLRLRLRLRLRLR
Memarsadeghi (2006) [59]URLRLRLRLRLRLR
Neubauer (2018) [69]LRLRLRLRLRLRLR
Nikken (2005) [73]LRLRHRLRLRLRLR
Ottenin (2012) [60]LRLRLRLRLRLRLR
Platon (2011) [61]LRLRLRLRLRLRLR
Rhemrev (2010) [62]LRLRHRLRLRLRLR
Rhemrev (2010) [63]LRLRLRLRLRLRLR
Sharifi (2015) [67]URLRURLRLRLRLR
Steenvoorde (2006) [64]URHRHRLRLRLRLR
Tayal (2007) [77]URLRLRLRLRLRLR
Yildirim (2013) [65]LRHRHRHRLRLRLR
de Zwart (2016) [66]LRLRHRLRLRLRLR
  1. Abbreviations: LR Low Risk, HR High Risk, UR Unclear Risk