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

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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

Systematic reviews of Interventions, August 2015

Solving the problems of your own systematic review and meta-analysis with peers Apply NOW The workshop will focus on the practicalities of conducting a systematic review and meta-analysis. It will use a problem-based learning approach in which each group of participants brings a specific topic for a systematic review to discuss, justify, revise and conduct. Mentor: … Continue reading Systematic reviews of Interventions, August 2015

Systematic reviews of Interventions, June 2015

A step-by-step approach to learn the skills of conducting a systematic review on 4-June-2015. Who can attend: Medicine/Dentistry/Pharmacy Mentor: Prof. Ashraf Nabhan For scientific information please contact the team of facilitators Dr Heba Ghanem: hebaghanem14@gmail.com Dr Mona Shaaban: dr_mona_sh@yahoo.com Dr. Ahmed Alaa Kolkailah: kolkailah_ahmed@yahoo.com Dr Khalid Shalaby: khalid.shalaby@gmail.com Marina Aziz: marina.nashed92@gmail.com Yosra Salem: yosrasalem922@gmail.com Yousef Fouad: yousef.a.fouad@gmail.com Registration … Continue reading Systematic reviews of Interventions, June 2015

Systematic Reviews of Interventions, February 2014

This course takes a step-by-step approach to the tasks and methods involved in conducting a Cochrane review to answer a question about the effects of a health-related intervention.  The course will be of most benefit to someone planning to do a Cochrane review in the near future; but should also be useful to anyone who … Continue reading Systematic Reviews of Interventions, February 2014

Cochrane Standard Author Training, 2013

This course (workshop) aims at capacity building. It provides authors with  the basic skills to conduct a Cochrane Review. Topics include protocols, setting your question, literature searching, study selection, assessing bias, data and analysis, formulating conclusions, and a session with the Review Manager software. http://www.cochrane.org/news/tags/authors/cochrane-standard-author-training-cairo-egypt Venue: Training & Education Enhancement Center, Ain Shams University Hospitals Date: 4-5 December 2013 Mentor … Continue reading Cochrane Standard Author Training, 2013

Cochrane Profile: Ashraf Nabhan

The ninth in the Cochrane20 Video Series introduces the third Cochrane Profile, focusing on the experiences of individual Cochrane contributors. This video presents Ashraf Nabhan, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Cochrane author from Cairo, Egypt, discussing what motivates him to use evidence in his medical practice and teaching, and his experience of being part … Continue reading Cochrane Profile: Ashraf Nabhan