Searching clinical trials registers: guide for systematic reviewers

This Cochrane Learning Live webinar is aimed at systematic reviewers and others interested in this topic. It will cover:

  • The importance of searching clinical trials registers
  • A step-by-step guide on how to search clinical trials registers
  • Illustrative case study to demonstrate key steps
  • Harnessing full potential of clinical trials registries

The session will consist of a presentation with some interactive activities, e.g. polls. quizzes, surveys.

Presenter Bios

Kylie Hunter, Senior Evidence Analyst & PhD candidate, NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney Associate Convenor, Cochrane Prospective Meta-Analysis Methods Group.

Dr Anna Lene Seidler, Senior Research Fellow, NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney Co-Convenor, Cochrane Prospective Meta-Analysis Methods Group.

Kylie and Lene specialise in collaborative methodologies to improve the quality and transparency of research evidence via systematic reviews, individual participant data, prospective meta-analyses, and prospective trial registration. They recently published a Research Methods and Reporting article in the British Medical Journal providing step-by-step guidance and recommendations for searching clinical trials registers.

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Wednesday, 21 September 2022, 08:00 UTC [Check the time in your time zone] SIGN UP HERE

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