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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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    Incorporating GRADE in Cochrane Reviews

    Incorporating the GRADE assessment of quality of evidence in your Cochrane Review may be a challenging task. However, it is important to do it properly, as the GRADE assessment plays a key role in communicating the results of systematic reviews to users. ...
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    GRADE approach to evaluating the quality of evidence: a pathway

    Assessing the quality of the body of evidence is a mandatory item in the Methodological standards for the conduct of new Cochrane Intervention Reviews (MECIR). GRADE is the Cochrane’s recommended approach for grading the quality of evidence and the streng ...
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    Mulitiplicity and subgroup analysis- Beware!

    This resource is a four-part video recording of a talk given by Mike Clarke, the then Director of the UK Cochrane Center, as part of the Oxford MSc in Evidence-Based Healthcare Programme. The talk is about risks of doing multiple analyses, including looki ...
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    Entering data with the RevMan calculator

    This resource is a series of short screencasts produced by the Cochrane UK to help you understand how the calculator in Review Manager (RevMan) software can be used to help putting together a Cochrane systematic review. The first video shows how to check ...
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    RevMan Calculator

    RevMan provides a useful calculator tool to assist in data entry of dichotomous, continuous and generic inverse variance outcome types. An additional calculator tool in Excel format is available that performs many of the same functions for dichotomous and ...
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    Types of analysis in Cochrane DTA reviews

    This lesson is part of an introductory series developed by  Cochrane Screening & Diagnostic Test Methods Group  to support authors in the production of DTA reviews. In this lesson, the focus is on types of analysis in Cochrane DTA reviews. A full list ...
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    Planning analyses in Cochrane DTA reviews

    This lesson is part of an introductory series developed by  Cochrane Screening & Diagnostic Test Methods Group  to support authors in the production of DTA reviews. In this lesson, the focus is on planning analyses in Cochrane DTA reviews. A full list ...
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    Introduction to individual patient data (IPD) meta analysis

    In this video presentation, Matthias Egger from Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland, talks about advantages and disadvantages of IPD meta analysis. He provides an overview of statistical methods available for IPD m ...
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    Análisis desenlaces dicotómicos: trainers' materials

    Para analizar los resultados de los estudios incluidos en su revisión sistemática, necesitará comprender los diferentes tipos de datos que puede encontrarse. Esta presentación es una introducción al análisis datos dicotómicos o binarios. La presentación s ...

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