Critical appraisal:Goyal U, Prabhakar NK, Davuluri R, Morrison CM, Yi SK 2017 2

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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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Goyal U, Prabhakar NK, Davuluri R, Morrison CM, Yi SK. Role of Concurrent Systemic Therapy with Adjuvant Radiation Therapy for Locally Advanced Cutaneous Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Cureus 2017 Oct 19;9(10):e1784 Available from:
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Topic area
Guidelines:Keratinocyte carcinoma
Clinical question
Form:Quality appraisal cohort
Local regional control; Distant control; Progression-free survival; Overall survival

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