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Table 1 Outcome matrix

From: Assessing the potential for outcome reporting bias in a review: a tutorial

Trial ID Review primary outcomes Trial outcomes        
  Pulmonary function Hospital admission Blood pressure Severity score Respiratory score Calcium/potassium/magnesium Respiratory frequency or rate Hospital stay/length of hospital stay Heart rate Side effects Other outcomes
Dadhich, 2003 [17] Bronchodilating effects
Santana, 2001 [18] (children) arterial blood gasses, oxygen therapy, ph, nebulisations, acidosis
Bijani, 2002 [22] (adults) Number of breathing, diaphoresis, cyanosis, Using respiratory access muscles, clinical asthma score
Bessmertny, 2002 [21] (adults) oxygen saturation
Gurkan, 1999 [24] (children) Nebulisations, clinical asthma score
Devi, 1997 [23] (children) Clinical asthma score, oxygen saturation, pulsus paradoxus
Tiffany, 1993 [26] (adults)
Meral, 1996 [25] (children)
Boonyavorakul, 2000 [19] (adults)
Scarfone, 2000 [20] (children) Pulmonary index score, oxygen saturation
  1. indicates full reporting of results for treatment comparison of interest
  2. indicates no reporting
  3. indicates partial reporting (i.e. only the p-value is given for the comparison)