This webinar will highlight the differences between rapid reviews and systematic reviews. A research program on rapid reviews will be described. Practical recommendations on doing rapid reviews will be outlined, focusing on the Guide to Rapid Reviews, which was published by the Alliance, World Health Organization. The webinar is organized by the Cochrane Statistical Methods Group, with support from Cochrane's Membership, Learning and Support Services.
Dr Andrea C. Tricco (PhD, MSc) from the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Canada, holds a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Knowledge Synthesis. Her research interests are related to responding to knowledge users (including patients, healthcare providers, and policy-makers) through knowledge synthesis. Her research also focuses on advancing the science of knowledge synthesis and she is leading research projects related to rapid reviews, network meta-analysis, and scoping reviews.
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