Prospective observational study of 131 COVID-19 patients in Jordan, showing 18% shorter hospital stay with HCQ, p
Alqassieh et al., 12/10/2020, prospective, Jordan, Middle East, preprint, 10 authors.
hospitalization time, 18.2% lower, relative time 0.82, p = 0.11, treatment 63, control 68.
Effect extraction follows pre-specified rules
prioritizing more serious outcomes. For an individual study the most serious
outcome may have a smaller number of events and lower statistical signficance,
however this provides the strongest evidence for the most serious outcomes
when combining the results of many trials.