Systematic Reviews of Interventions, June 2016

Overview: This course takes a step-by-step approach to the tasks and methods involved in conducting a new Systematic Review to answer a question about the effects of an intervention. Topics include: Define the research question to inform the scope of the review Plan the methods Setting eligibility criteria for including studies in the review Selecting outcomes … Continue reading Systematic Reviews of Interventions, June 2016

Multiple treatments comparisons

A special method of meta-analysis known as multiple treatments meta-analysis (MTM) is suited to the practical issues addressed by overviews of reviews. However, MTM (also known as ‘network meta-analysis’, or ‘multiple treatments comparisons’ (‘MTC’) meta-analysis) relies on a strong assumption that studies of different comparisons are similar in all ways other than the interventions being compared.

Evidence Synthesis, Dec 2015

Title: Evidence Synthesis: A Systematic Approach to Literature Review  Date: 3-4 December 2015 Venue: The Training & Education Enhancement Center, Ain Shams University Hospitals Topics include: Define the research question to inform the scope of the review Plan the methods Setting eligibility criteria for including studies in the review Selecting outcomes to be addressed for studies included in the review … Continue reading Evidence Synthesis, Dec 2015