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This Slide Library contains talks for educating clinicians, researchers, and other health professionals in training. Each talk contains speaker notes and references.

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Methods Training Materials

AHRQ Training Modules for the Systematic Reviews Methods Guide*
* These presentations are based on the Methods Guide for Effectiveness and Comparative Effectiveness Reviews and other resources.
The AHRQ Training Modules for the Systematic Reviews Methods Guide: An Introduction (5.8 MB)  
Topic Refinement (2.2 MB) Quiz Slides (1.7 MB)
Analytic Frameworks (1.8 MB) Quiz Slides (1.0 MB)
Study Eligibility Criteria (599 kB) Quiz Slides (1.7 MB)
Searching for Relevant Studies (2.2 MB) Quiz Slides (1.0 MB)
When To Select Observational Studies as Evidence (993 kB) Quiz Slides (1,7 MB)
Data Extraction (3.3 MB) Quiz Slides (1.7 MB)
Assessing the Quality of Individual Studies (2.1 MB) Quiz Slides (1.7 MB)
Assessing Applicability (2.2 MB) Quiz Slides (1.7 MB)
Presentation of Findings (3.0 MB) Quiz Slides (1.7 MB)
Quantitative Synthesis (I) (3.5 MB) Quiz Slides (1.8 MB)
Quantitative Synthesis (II) (3.0 MB) Quiz Slides (1.2 MB)
Grading Strength of Evidence (2.2 MB) Quiz Slides (1.7 MB)
Reporting the Review (2.7 MB) Quiz Slides (1.7 MB)
Training Modules for the Methods Guide for Medical Test Reviews*
*These presentations are based on AHRQ's Training Modules for the Methods Guide for Medical Test Reviews.
Introduction to the Methods Guide for Medical Test Reviews
Developing the Topic and Structuring the Systematic Reviews of Medical Tests: Utility of PICOTS, Analytic Frameworks, Decision Trees, and Other Frameworks
Choosing the Important Outcomes for a Systematic Review of a Medical Test
Assessing Applicability of Medical Test Studies in Systematic Reviews
Assessing Risk of Bias as a Domain of Quality in Medical Test Studies
Effective Search Strategies for Systematic Reviews of Medical Tests
Grading the Strength of a Body of Evidence on Diagnostic Tests
Meta-analysis of Test Performance When There Is a “Gold Standard”
Options for Summarizing Medical Test Performance in the Absence of a “Gold Standard”
Deciding Whether To Complement a Systematic Review of Medical Tests With Decision Modeling
Challenges in and Principles for Conducting Systematic Reviews of Genetic Tests Used as Predictive Indicators
Systematic Review of Prognostic Tests
Training Modules for the User's Guide for Developing a Protocol for Observational Comparative Effectiveness Research*
*These presentations are based on AHRQ's User’s Guide for Developing a Protocol for Observational Comparative Effectiveness Research.
Introduction to the User’s Guide for Developing a Protocol for Observational Comparative Effectiveness Research (1.7 MB)
Study Objectives and Questions for Observational Comparative Effectiveness Research (1.7 MB)
Study Design Considerations for Observational Comparative Effectiveness Research (1.7 MB)
Estimation and Reporting of Heterogeneity of Treatment Effects in Observational Comparative Effectiveness Research (1.7 MB)
Exposure Definition and Measurement in Observational Comparative Effectiveness Research (1.8 MB)
Comparator Selection in Observational Comparative Effectiveness (1.7 MB)
Outcome Definition and Measurement in Observational Comparative Effectiveness Research (1.7 MB)
Covariate Selection for Observational Comparative Effectiveness Research (1.8 MB)
Selection of Data Sources for Observational Comparative Effectiveness Research (1.7 MB)
Study Size Planning for Observational Comparative Effectiveness Research (1.7 MB)
Considerations for Statistical Analysis in Observational Comparative Effectiveness Research (1.7 MB)
Sensitivity Analysis for Observational Comparative Effectiveness Research (1.8 MB)