Systematic Review

Facilitators:

Cathleen Colon-Emeric, MD

Learning Objectives:

  1. to understand the relevance of EBM in the care of patients and public health policy
  2. to critically assess a systematic review, for precision and applicability of results
  3. to understand the concepts of meta-analysis, heterogeneity, weighting, and effect size
  4. to draw and interpret a forest plot

Pre-work (complete before class)

  1. Read Chapter 22 of the Users’ Guides to the Medical Literature
  2. Read Chapter 23 of the Users’ Guides to the Medical Literature

Class materials:

Additional resources: