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Table 3 Summary of risk of bias and applicability concerns for included studies

From: Utility of thromboelastography and/or thromboelastometry in adults with sepsis: a systematic review

Study Risk of bias Applicability concerns
Patient selection Conduction and interpretation of TEG/ROTEM Use and interpretation of reference standard Patient flow Patient selection Reference standard
Gonano et al.[40] - ? - ? - -
Raineri et al. [39] ? ? - - - -
Collins et al.[43] ? ? - ? - -
Chiari et al.[47] - ? - ? - -
Daudel et al.[44] - - - ? - -
Schmittinger et al.[46] - - NA - - NA
Sivula et al.[41] - ? ? ? - -
Adamzik et al.[50] - ? ? - - -
Altmann et al.[48] - ? NA NA - NA
Durila et al.[49] - + - - - -
Adamzik et al.[9] - - - + - -
Cortegiani et al.[51] ? ? NA - - NA
Brenner et al.[54] - - - - - -
Durila et al.[53] - ? ? + - -
Massion et al.[52] - ? - - - -
Ostrowski et al.[10] - - - + - -
Viljoen et al.[42] + ? ? ? + +
Umgelter et al.[45] + + NA ? + NA
  1. -, low risk; +, high risk; ?, unclear risk; NA, not applicable.