Health Systems and Community II
February 6, 2020
- TODAY - Evidence-based Medicine Meta-analysis Evaluation
- Due: February 14th at 11:55 pm.
- You have been assigned a topic to search. The list of topics can be found in AIMS.
- Search PubMed or the Cochrane Library for a relevant meta-analysis. You can set a filter in PubMed for meta-analyses.
- Download the worksheet (Dartmouth University Biomedical Libraries Critical Appraisal Worksheet: Systematic Review/Meta-analysis Worksheet) and evaluate your meta-analysis using the worksheet.
- Add your article citation to the worksheet. PubMed and the Cochrane Library will provide you with a citation. You can also use the AMA Citation generator to create a citation.
- Turn in completed worksheet and meta-analysis. Your name should be included as part of the file name for both documents.
- Turn in via AIMS assignment tool.
- Assignment is worth 22 points. (80% or greater is a passing grade)
- Including the citation - 1 point
- Question 1 - 2 points
- Question 2 - 2 points
- Question 3 - 2 points
- Question 4 - 2 points
- Question 5 - 1 point
- Question 6 - 2 points
- Question 7 - 1 point
- Question 8 - 9 points (3 points per part of the question)
TOPIC: Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses
FACULTY: Heather McEwen, MLIS, MS
AT THE END OF THE LECTURE, STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:
- Compare and contrast the components of narrative reviews, systematic reviews and meta-analyses
- Describe the qualities of effective systematic reviews and meta-analyses
- Discuss common statistical analyses found in these reviews
- Explain the concept of heterogeneity, its possible causes and common statistical tests used to test for it
- Identify analysis tools for determining the quality of systematic reviews
- Comparison of Clinical Trial Phases -
- Evidence-based medicine meta-analysis evaluation (see Announcements section)
- Two questions on quiz 1
BIOSTATISTICS COURSE: There will be the opportunity to interpret graphs and tables from meta-analyses.