|Study design(s) targeted by the tool
|Observational studies (mixed designs)observational-studies
|Additional details on designs
|Observational studies of interventions or exposures
|Link to the tool
|Get the RTI item bank (PDF)
|Viswanathan M, ND. B. Development of the RTI item bank on risk of bias and precision of observational studies. 2012.
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|Focuses on risk of bias, or makes a distinction between items that assess risk of bias and other aspects of study quality
|Offers a method to reach either a domain specific or overall assessment of risk of bias
|Used in at least one review that none of the tool authors were co-authors on or is an update to a previously recommended LATITUDES key tool
|Tool development involving a range of stakeholders from different disciplines (e.g. methodologists, statisticians, clinicians)
|Avoids recommending use of summary numerical quality scores