Basic Cochrane Workshop + Special Topic on Diagnostic Test Accuracy Studies

Details of the workshop:                                                                                                                  

        Date:

        Date:

  Basic workshop: 25th - 26th May 2016

  Special Topic: 27th May 2016

          Venue:

          Venue:

 Tan Tock Teng Hospital

  Tan Tock Teng Hospital

Contents: Cochrane Singapore and SCRI present a two-day course on the systematic review of interventional studies and a one-day special topic on the systematic review of diagnostic test accuracy (DTA) studies

The two-day Basic Workshop provides the essential guidance of entire systematic review process, referring to the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions. It covers the topics on developing a focused question (PICO method) and effective literature search strategy, assessing risk of bias of studies, conducting meta-analysis using Review Manager and understanding the results (e.g. forest and funnel plots) and heterogeneity. 

The one-day Special Topic on DTA is designed for clinical and public health researchers, healthcare professionals and policymakers who are interested in understanding key issues in the design and conduct of Cochrane Reviews of diagnostic test accuracy (DTA). It is based on guidelines from the “Handbook for Diagnostic Test Accuracy Reviews”. 

The whole workshop will be delivered through a mixture of interactive presentations, small-group discussions, and hands-on computer exercises.

Brochure: Please download for Basic Workshop and Special topic on DTA.

If you have any enquiries, kindly contact us by email.