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Systematic reviews are widely accepted as a ‘gold standard’ in evidence synthesis and the meta-analysis provides a powerful means of looking across results of different studies. BCC group is organizing a TWO DAY workshop on “SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS" to sensitize graduate, post-graduate, doctoral and post-doctoral (MD/MS, DM, MCh, DNB, MSc Nursing, MPhil, PhD) candidates and Medical/Nursing faculty to the concepts of meta analysis and to impart practical tips on performing the same using STATA software.


  • Date: 5/12/2020 02:00 PM - 6/12/2020 01:00 PM
  • Location Online Event

Description

The aim of the  workshop on  “SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS" is to sensitize graduate, post-graduate, doctoral and post-doctoral (MD/MS, DM, MCh, DNB, MSc Nursing, MPhil, PhD) candidates and Medical/Nursing faculty to the concepts of  meta analysis and to impart practical tips on performing the same.

Topics 

Day I: Systematic review methodology 

  •    Introduction to systematic reviews & Steps in systematic review
  •    Framing of research question, PICOS criteria
  •    Conducting search on Pubmed  & exploring search and removing duplicates
  •    Protocol development & Registering protocols

Day II: Meta analysis 

  • Introduction to RCT and study designs
  • Introduction to systematic reviews
  • Introduction to meta-analysis
  • Fixed effect and random effect models
  • Heterogeneity checking and forest plot
  • Meta-analysis for comparison of means
  • Meta-analysis for comparison of proportions
  • Meta-analysis for mean [observational studies]
  • Meta-analysis for proportion [observational studies]
  • Sensitivity analysis
  • Subgroup analysis
  • Publication bias and funnel plot
  • Hands-on in STATA

Number of participants limited to -30

Registration fee:  2500 INR

Mail us to confirm at biostathelp.bcc@gmail.com

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