Critical appraisal:Beydoun N, Graham PH, Browne L 2012 3

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Risk of bias assessment: cohort study

Subject selection
"New technology" group
Selected group
Comparison group
Selected group
Comparability of groups on demographic characteristics and clinical features
Measurement of outcomes
Outcome measures blind to technology used
No, but objective measures used
Same method of measurement used across comparison groups
Completeness of follow-up
Was follow-up complete and were all patients included in the analysis?
Yes (follow-up >95%) or survival analysis using all patients
Overall risk of bias
Moderate risk of bias Additional comments:

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Beydoun N, Graham PH, Browne L. Metastatic Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma to the Axilla: A Review of Patient Outcomes and Implications for Future Practice. World J Oncol 2012 Oct;3(5):217-226 Available from:
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Topic area
Guidelines:Keratinocyte carcinoma
Clinical question
Form:Quality appraisal cohort
Relapse free survival; Overall survival; Local recurrence; Distant recurrence

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