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    Cochrane Standards for preparing Plain Language Summaries

    Every Cochrane systematic review includes a short summary of its findings in plain language. This document provides draft standards for these summaries to support those involved in writing and editing Plain Language Summaries.  These standards have been d ...
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    Lay health worker programmes for mother and child health and tuberculosis

    This video shows an example of the results of a Cochrane systematic review, evaluating the effects of lay health workers on health outcomes- a particularly important question for low- and middle-income countries. Explain the findings of a Cochrane systema ...
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    Scoping the question of a Cochrane Review

    This is a recorded Cochrane Australia  webinar with Miranda Cumpston, Cochrane Training Co-ordinator, on how to scope the question of a Cochrane Review. Are you planning to write a Cochrane systematic review? Not quite sure what question you want to ask? ...
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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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    GDT tutorial: Creating a GRADE evidence table

    An evidence table is a key tool in presentation of evidence and the corresponding results. GRADE evidence tables consist of an assessment of quality and a summary of findings. This resource is a short video explaining how to use the GRADEpro GDT software ...
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    Creating a ‘Summary of findings’ table without importing data from RevMan

    ‘Summary of findings’ tables provide a summary of findings for each of the included outcomes and the quality of evidence rating for each outcome in a quick and accessible format, without details of the judgements about the quality of evidence. They are in ...
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    Peer review training modules for dietitians

    As an expert in a field of health care, you may be invited to peer review a Cochrane Protocol or Review. But how to do it? This resource has been developed by Cochrane Canada to increase the involvement of dietitians in the Cochrane peer-review process, b ...
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    Cochrane handsearching course

    Handsearching is an important part of search for clinical trials to be included in a systematic review. It involves the laborious task of searching through medical journals for accounts of controlled trials which are not yet indexed in the major electroni ...
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    Crystal clear reporting: importance of using PRISMA for systematic reviews

    This is a recording of the  Cochrane Canada Webinar  with David Moher from the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI) and the University of Ottawa, on the importance of reporting guidlines to improve the quality and transparency of health research, and ...
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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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