The increasing body of research data in clinical medicine has led to the need for evidence synthesis studies. Thus, a considerable number of systematic reviews and meta-analyses have been published dealing with important issues in various fields of clinical medicine. In this issue of Infectious Diseases Clinics of North America experts in performing meta-analyses and authorities in infectious diseases have contributed 14 articles summarizing published evidence synthesis studies in infectious diseases.In the i…
scite is a Brooklyn-based startup that helps researchers better discover and evaluate scientific articles through Smart Citations–citations that display the context of the citation and describe whether the article provides supporting or contrasting evidence. scite is used by researchers from dozens of countries and is funded in part by the National Science Foundation and the National Institute of Drug Abuse of the National Institutes of Health.