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When To Select Observational Studies as Evidence

Presentation Jun 26, 2010
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Due to greater interest in comparative effectiveness research and a desire to expand capacity to conduct Comparative Effectiveness Reviews, AHRQ produced training modules to assist faculty engaged in educating investigators and clinicians interested in systematic review methods in the methodological framework and guidance outlined in AHRQ's Methods Guide for Effectiveness and Comparative Effectiveness Reviews.

This presentation focuses on selecting evidence to include in comparative effectiveness reviews, a task in the second of five steps, "Search for and Select Studies for Inclusion," in the systematic review process. It is the sixth of 14 presentations in the Training Modules for the Methods Guide for Effectiveness and Comparative Effectiveness Reviews.

Project Timeline

Selecting Observational Studies for Comparing Medical Interventions

Jun 3, 2010
Topic Initiated
Jun 26, 2010
Page last reviewed January 2020
Page originally created November 2017

Internet Citation: Presentation: When To Select Observational Studies as Evidence. Content last reviewed January 2020. Effective Health Care Program, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.

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