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    Network meta-analysis (NMA)

    Network meta-analysis (NMA) Comparing multiple treatments by using both direct comparisons of interventions within randomized controlled trials and indirect comparisons across trials based on a common comparator. NMA- interactive learning Learning module ...
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    Advanced methods

    Advanced methods Here you can find the links to Cochrane Learning Live webinar recordings and accompanying materials covering advanced methods in systematic reviews. Practical methods for handling missing summary statistics in meta-analysis of continuous ...
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    Practical methods for handling missing summary statistics in meta-analysis of continuous outcomes

    Meta-analysis requires either appropriate summary statistics or individual participant data to be available. For continuous outcomes, incomplete reporting of the mean and standard deviation (SD) required for meta-analysis potentially introduces bias and i ...
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    Improving GRADE ‘Summary of findings’ tables for Cochrane Reviews: Detailed guidance for the calculation of absolute effect from time-to-event data

    In these videos, originally part of the Cochrane Learning Live webinar series, Dr Nicole Skoetz, Dr Elvira van Dalen, and Marius Goldkuhle provide detailed instructions on how to improve the preparation of GRADE ‘Summary of findings’ tables with regard to ...
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    An Introduction to Individual Patient Data (IPD) meta-analysis

    These videos, originally part of the Cochrane Learning Live webinar series, introduce individual patient data (IPD) meta-analysis. Dr Sarah Nevitt from the University of Liverpool, UK, explains the differences between IPD meta-analysis and aggregate data ...
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    Methods to estimate the between-study variance and to calculate uncertainty in the estimated overall effect size

    These videos, originally part of the Cochrane Learning Live webinar series, give an overview of the available methods for estimation of the between-study variance and its corresponding uncertainty, as well as for calculating confidence intervals and predi ...
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    Introducing systematic reviews of prognosis studies to Cochrane: what and how?

    Prognosis studies address future outcomes and the prediction of these outcomes in individuals. Prognosis forms the basis of personalized or risk-based medicine. Primary studies on prognostic factors, (bio)markers, tests and models are abundant. Systematic ...
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    A research program on rapid reviews: where should we venture next?

    In these videos, originally part of the Cochrane Learning Live webinar series, Dr Andrea Tricco highlights the differences between rapid reviews and systematic reviews. Dr Tricco describes a research program on rapid reviews and outlines practical recomme ...
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    Allowing for uncertainty due to missing outcome data in meta-analysis

    Missing outcome data are commonly encountered in clinical trials and may compromise the validity of the estimat ed treatment effects. Meta-analysts typically assume that the missing data problem has been solved at the meta-analysis level and conduct an av ...
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    Undertaking a qualitative evidence synthesis to support decision-making in a Cochrane context

    In these videos, originally part of the Cochrane Learning Live and GESI web inar series, Jane Noyes presented three qualitative evidence synthesis methods for discussion that were outlined in the New Cochrane Qualitative and Implementation Methods Guidanc ...

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