340.606.01 SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS AND META-ANALYSIS
Presents basic methods in qualitative and quantitative meta-analysis, including formulating a hypothesis that can be addressed via meta-analysis, methods for searching the literature, abstracting information, and synthesizing the evidence. Quantitative methods include Bayesian and likelihood approaches to meta-analysis.
Perform a systematic review and meta-analysis addressing an epidemiologic or clinical research question. Formulate a focused research question. Conduct a comprehensive search for relevant research. Assess study quality and abstract the data. Evaluate heterogeneity of the evidence.Synthesize and assess the study results both qualitatively and quantitatively. Interpret the results and construct a report. Describe the various analytic approaches used in meta-analysis. Describe the challenges associated with performing and interpreting systematic reviews.
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- Wednesday 3:30 - 5:20
340.601 or 340.751 and 140.622.