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Research Methods & Tools

The Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) Program has developed evidence synthesis guidance, tools, and education resources for those conducting and learning about research synthesis. Select a topic below to learn more.

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EPC Methods Guide for Comparative Effectiveness Reviews

To improve transparency, consistency, and scientific rigor, the EPC Program has developed a Methods Guide for Comparative Effectiveness Reviews. It is continuously updated as a living document.

 

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EPC Methods Guide for Medical Test Reviews

This guide complements the Methods Guide for Comparative Effectiveness Reviews, and is a practical resource for investigators in the EPC Program on preparing, conducting, and using systematic reviews of medical tests.

 

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Tools & Software

Explore tools and software to support researchers and educators conducting systematic reviews.

 

Education Resources

Education Resources

Explore education resources on systematic reviews, including slide presentations.

 

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Methods Research

Search Methods Research Reports and White Papers from the EPC Program.

Page last reviewed April 2022
Page originally created September 2021

Internet Citation: Research Methods & Tools. Content last reviewed April 2022. Effective Health Care Program, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.
https://effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/research-methods

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