Due to greater interest in comparative effectiveness research and a desire to expand capacity to conduct Comparative Effectiveness Reviews, AHRQ has produced training modules to familiarize new investigators with the methodological framework and guidance outlined in AHRQ's Methods Guide for Effectiveness and Comparative Effectiveness Reviews.
The training modules below can be used by faculty engaged in educating investigators and clinicians interested in systematic review methods.
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The AHRQ Training Modules for the Systematic Reviews Methods Guide: An Introduction
- Presentation slides (PPT; 5.8 MB)
Study Eligibility Criteria
Searching for Relevant Studies
When To Select Observational Studies as Evidence
Assessing the Quality of Individual Studies
Presentation of Findings
Quantitative Synthesis (I)
Quantitative Synthesis (II)
Strength of Evidence
Reporting the Review
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