MED 611 - Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses in Health

3 units (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

The focus is on providing the background knowledge, methodological skills, and a clear understanding of all steps involved in conducting systematic reviews and meta-analyses, with a focus on knowledge synthesis of intervention and observational research. Topics include developing a research question, literature searching, managing references, study selection, bias assessment, data extraction, synthesizing evidence, heterogeneity, interpretation and grading of evidence, and systematic reviews on topics addressing equity-seeking populations. Students will develop their own research question and generate a systematic review as they progress through the course. Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of health research methods, and biostatistics or permission from the instructor.

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