How and why to undertake a systematic review
Friday, 21 June 2019, 2pm to 4.30pmApply for this course
This is a new course scheduled this term.
The aim of this workshop is to outline the key principles of how to perform a systematic review and the basic principles of meta-analysis.
Lecture style and small group practical.
This workshop will provide a basic introduction to systematic reviews and meta-analysis. The workshop content will include:
- what is a systematic review and why do we need them.
- an overview of the process of conducting a systematic review and the basic principles of how to develop a systematic review protocol.
- what is a meta-analysis and the basic principles of how the results are displayed and interpreted.
Participants will also gain practical experience in developing a well-defined question for a systematic review using the PICOS approach (participants, interventions, comparator, outcomes and type of study).
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