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Table 3 The Newcastle–Ottawa Scale (NOS)

From: Peri-articular administration of tranexamic acid is an alternative route in total knee arthroplasty: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Author Selection Comparability Outcome Score
Representativeness of the exposed cohort Selection of nonexposed cohort Ascertainment of exposure Demonstration that the outcome of interest was not present at the start of the study Comparability of cohorts on the basis of the design or analysis Assessment of outcomes Follow-up was long enough for outcomes to occur Adequacy of follow-up
Mao Z 7
Yozawa S 7
Besiris GT 7
Lin YK 8
Sivasubramanian H 7