Systematic reviews with meta-analysis: statistical methods and interpretation of results
Course offered to students on the PhD programme in
This course will give participants a basic understanding of the key concepts of meta-analysis. Student will be introduced to statistcal methods commonly used in meta-analysis (i.e. fixed and random effects models) to pool risk ratios, odds ratios and risk differences. Particular focus will be given to methods for heterogeneity assessment. Finally, methods for the meta-analysis of diagnostic test accuracy will also be introduced. RevMan software will be used for practical examples. By the end of this course, participants will be able to read and understand statistical methods and results reported in published meta-analyses.
Maximum number of participants: 25
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