RLO: Presenting and interpreting meta-analyses



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Meta-Analysis (RLO) This RLO provides an introduction to the basic concepts of meta-analysis, which is an important and valuable tool for summarising data from multiple studies.
Steps in Conducting a Systematic Review (RLO) This RLO outlines the five fundamental steps to conducting a systematic review of health care research so as identify, select and critically appraise relevant research.
Egger M, Davey Smith G, Phillips AN. Meta-analysis: Principles and Procedures. BMJ 1997;315:1533-1537 This publication is one in a series of seven articles examining the procedures in conducting reliable meta-analysis in medical research
Cochrane Collaboration The Cochrane Library contains high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. It includes reliable evidence from Cochrane and other systematic reviews.
Centre for Reviews and Dissemination The CRD undertakes reviews of research about the effects of interventions used In health and social care.
NHS Health Technology Assessment Programme The HTA programme works to provide all those who make decisions in the NHS with high-quality information on the costs, effectiveness and broader impact of health care treatments and tests.


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