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    Medical tests and their evaluation

    This is a recorded video slidecast presentation on medical tests and their evaluation, by Patrick MM Bossuyt from the University of Amsterdam, delivered at a two-day workshop hosted by Cochrane Netherlands. After a brief introduction to medical tests and ...
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    Diagnostic test accuracy (DTA) – a brief introduction

    This is a recorded video slidecast presentation by Rob Scholten, director of Cochrane Netherlands, delivered at a two-day workshop hosted by Cochrane Netherlands. This presentation is a brief introduction to the concept of diagnostic test accuracy (DTA), ...
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    Diagnostic test accuracy (DTA) reviews: a pathway

    Systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy (DTA) summarize the evidence about test accuracy. Ideally, they also investigate why the results may vary among studies, compare the performance of alternative tests, and help the reader to put the evidence i ...
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    Proposing and registering new Cochrane Reviews

    Conducting a Cochrane Review is not an easy endeavour and you should carefully consider what will be required of you once you undertake this work. You should also be familiar with the regular procedure for starting a new Cochrane Review. This resource bri ...
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    How to use the Cochrane Library

    The Cochrane Library is the main product of Cochrane. It consists of several databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. This resource is a collection of links and materials that will ...
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    Managing expectations between Cochrane and authors

    What does Cochrane expect of authors, and what can authors expect of Cochrane in return? The answer to this question is provided in this resource, which describes the roles and responsibilites of review author teams, Cochrane Review Groups, and Cochrane C ...
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    Systematic reviews, meta-analyses and real world evidence: an introduction

    In this video presentation, Matthias Egger from Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland, gives an introduction to systematic reviews and meta-analysis, based on a real-life clinical example. Recognize the difference be ...
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    Covidence

    A collection of resources for using Covidence online software for study screening, risk of bias assessment and data collection for systematic reviews. Covidence is one of Cochrane’s recommended tools to support you in some of the most labour-intensive sta ...
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    Knowledge synthesis for knowledge users

    In these videos from a  Cochrane Learning Live  webinar delivered in partnership with  GESI: the Global Evidence Synthesis Initiative, Dr Andrea C. Tricco discusses the importance of knowledge synthesis, different types of knowledge syntheses and how to s ...
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    Good practice resources for new Cochrane authors

    While working on your Cochrane Protocol and Cochrane Reviews you may find it helpful to use or consult some good practice resources. Below you can find brief descriptions and links to the key resources, including reference sources and standards, software ...

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