Healthcare Research-Systematic review and meta-analysis





About The Course

Systematic reviews and meta-analyses present results by combining and analysing data from different studies conducted on similar research topics. A systematic review collects all possible studies related to a given topic and design, and reviews and analyses their results. 

During the systematic review process, the quality of studies is evaluated, and a statistical meta-analysis of the study results is conducted based on their quality. A meta-analysis is a valid, objective, and scientific method of analysing and combining different results. 

Usually, to obtain more reliable results, a meta-analysis is mainly conducted on randomized controlled trials (RCTs), which have a high level of evidence furthermore different studies are conducted on Cohort Studies, Case-Control Studies, Case Series, Case Reports, Ideas, Editorials, Opinions, Animal Research, Invitro Research, these results are the quality of evidence in different levels of the hierarchy of evidence.

The lecture is about systematic reviews and analysis in the 24-Step Guide on how to design, conduct, and successfully publish a systematic review and meta-analysis in medical research.

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