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Systematic Reviews

Module Coordinator: Prof. Mike Clarke
ECTS Value: 5

Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this course students should be able to

  • Successfully formulate a question for a systematic review
  • Account for publication bias and discuss the principles for designing a research strategy
  • Select appropriate data collection methods for studies in a review and assess study quality in a review
  • Critically discuss meta-analysis, heterogeneity, subgroup and senstivity analysis
  • Effectively report on and update reviews.


Module Content
Formulating the question for a systematic review
Eligibility Criteria
Study Identification
Data extraction and quality assessment
Meta-analysis, heterogeneity, subgroup and sensitivity analysis

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