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    Cochrane International Mobility

    A global exchange programme for the Cochrane Community The Cochrane International Mobility programme provides networking opportunities for people who wish to learn from Cochrane colleagues in different parts of the world. The scheme connects people and pl ...
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    Motivating, Managing and Training Volunteers: Case Studies from Cochrane's Translation Teams

    In these videos, originally part of the Cochrane Learning Live webinar series, we provide an overview of Cochrane's largely volunteer-driven translation activities in different languages, and look at two recent research projects: • A case study of th ...
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    Chapter I: Introduction (Restricted)

    Jacqueline Chandler, Miranda Cumpston, James Thomas, Julian PT Higgins, Jonathan J Deeks, Mike J Clarke Key Points: Systematic reviews seek to collate evidence that fits pre-specified eligibility criteria in order to answer a specific research question. T ...
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    Chapter III: Reporting the review (Restricted)

    Matthew J Page, Miranda Cumpston, Jacqueline Chandler, Toby Lasserson Key Points: Clear reporting of a systematic review allows readers to evaluate the rigour of the methods applied, and to interpret the findings appropriately. Transparency can facilitate ...
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    Chapter IV: Updating a review (Restricted)

    Miranda Cumpston and Jacqueline Chandler Key Points: As new studies are completed, the results of reviews may become out of date and thereby provide misleading information to decision makers. Cochrane Reviews should be assessed periodically to determine w ...
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    Chapter 1: Starting a review (Restricted)

    Toby J Lasserson, James Thomas, Julian PT Higgins Key Points: Systematic reviews address a need for health decision makers to be able to access high quality, relevant, accessible and up-to-date information. Systematic reviews aim to minimize bias through ...
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    Chapter 3: Defining the criteria for including studies and how they will be grouped for the synthesis (Restricted)

    Joanne E McKenzie, Sue E Brennan, Rebecca E Ryan, Hilary J Thomson, Renea V Johnston, James Thomas Key Points: The scope of a review is defined by the types of population (participants), types of interventions (and comparisons), and the types of outcomes ...
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    Chapter 4: Searching for and selecting studies (Restricted)

    Carol Lefebvre, Julie Glanville, Simon Briscoe, Anne Littlewood, Chris Marshall, Maria-Inti Metzendorf, Anna Noel-Storr, Tamara Rader, Farhad Shokraneh, James Thomas, L. Susan Wieland; on behalf of the Cochrane Information Retrieval Methods Group Key Poin ...
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    Chapter 5: Collecting data (Restricted)

    Tianjing Li, Julian PT Higgins, Jonathan J Deeks Key Points: Systematic reviews have studies, rather than reports, as the unit of interest, and so multiple reports of the same study need to be identified and linked together before or after data extraction ...
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    Chapter 6: Choosing effect measures and computing estimates of effect (Restricted)

    Julian PT Higgins, Tianjing Li, Jonathan J Deeks Key Points: The types of outcome data that review authors are likely to encounter are dichotomous data, continuous data, ordinal data, count or rate data and time-to-event data. There are several different ...