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Topic Refinement

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 topic refinement, a task in the first of five steps, "Prepare Topic," in the systematic review process. It is the second of 14 presentations in the Training Modules for the Methods Guide for Effectiveness and Comparative Effectiveness Reviews.

Project Timeline

The Refinement of Topics for Systematic Reviews: Lessons and Recommendations from the Effective Health Care Program

Jul 13, 2012
Topic Initiated
Jun 26, 2010
Page last reviewed January 2020
Page originally created November 2017

Internet Citation: Presentation: Topic Refinement. Content last reviewed January 2020. Effective Health Care Program, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.

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