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- the statement summarising the findings for that particular question (taken from the appropriate results table in Appendix 4)
- the group to which the findings were assigned (as explained above in Section 3.4)
- the number of the relevant results table in Appendix 4.
To collate the results, the summary statements from the results tables in Appendix 3 were entered into the tables shown in Chapter 4 (Tables 4.1–4.5). These tables list, for each of the topics for which clinical questions were formulated and for which relevant studies were identified:
To ensure that all major relevant studies were identified and the findings were valid, two relevant experts (Dr Ian Morgan and Dr Kathryn Rose — see Appendix 1) were asked to check the final results tables and summary information. The experts provided advice only; Biotext takes full responsibility for the findings of this report.