Understanding review types: systematic reviews and meta-analyses

Understanding review types: systematic reviews and meta-analyses

A systematic review or meta-analysis is a study of studies. These reviews aim to collect all existing evidence to address a specific research question. The criteria used to select included evidence is pre-defined and responds precisely to the research question. Explicit methods to minimize bias and increase transparency are used to produce reliable synthesis of … Continue reading

Understanding review types

Understanding review types

Over the coming weeks the Health Sciences Libraries blog will feature a series of posts on review types commonly found in academic literature. In this series, Understanding review types, you’ll learn about: The different types of reviews How reviewers find literature to review for each review type How the information gathered for each review type is synthesized and described … Continue reading

Getting started with systematic reviews: research workshop series

Thinking about undertaking a systematic review? The “Getting Started with Systematic Reviews” Researcher workshop series session will introduce you to some conceptual and organizational considerations. To view all researcher workshops offerings (at Bannatyne, St. Boniface, and Fort Garry campuses) visit: http://bit.ly/ResearcherWorkshops To register for a Getting Started with Systematic Reviews session: Wednesday, March 8, 2017 … Continue reading

Introduction to Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis 4-day workshop

The George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation (CHI) will be hosting a four-day workshop featuring experts from CHI’s Knowledge Synthesis platform and College of Nursing: Learning Objectives 1. To understand the role of systematic reviews in health-care decision making from a clinical, health policy and health system perspective. 2. To understand the process … Continue reading

Training: Getting Started with Systematic Reviews

Thinking about undertaking a systematic review? This session will introduce you to some conceptual and organizational considerations. This session is part of the Health Sciences Libraries Seminar Series  “The Tech Savvy Health Researcher”. To learn more about the series visit: http://libguides.lib.umanitoba.ca/njmtraining To register for a session, click on the date: Thursday, February 18th, 2016 (12 … Continue reading