Module 10: Network meta-analysis

About this module

**This module will be available in January 2019**

Part of the Cochrane Interactive Learning course on Conducting an Intervention Review, this module introduces network meta-analysis (NMA). This module teaches you to understand the basic features of an NMA review.

Duration 30 minutes


What you can expect to learn (learning outcomes)

This module will teach you to:

  • Understand the basic features of NMA
  • Decide when it is (and is not) appropriate to do an NMA
  • Recognize the advantages of NMA
  • Consider assumptions required for NMA
  • Plan a review to compare multiple interventions
  • Understand the results of an NMA
  • Assess the confidence in results from an NMA

Authors, contributors, and how to cite this module

Module 10 has been written and compiled by Julian Higgins and Tianjing Li from Cochrane Comparing Multiple Interventions Group and Dario Sambunjak from Cochrane's Membership, Learning and Support Services

A full list of acknowledgements, including our expert advisors from across Cochrane, is available at the end of each module page.

This module should be cited as: Higgins J, Li T, Sambunjak D. Module 10: Network meta-analysis. In: Cochrane Interactive Learning: Conducting an intervention review. Cochrane, 2019. (Forthcoming)


Staying up to date

This module will be released in January 2019. The next planned review date is July 2019.

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