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Systematic Reviews: A Comprehensive Overview Video Series
Assessing the Certainty of Evidence
- Discuss tools for assessing study quality
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Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Standards for Systematic Reviews of Comparative Effectiveness Research. Finding What Works in Health Care: Standards for Systematic Reviews. Eden J, Levit L, Berg A, Morton S, editors. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2011. PMID: 24983062.
Schünemann H, Brożek J, Guyatt G, Oxman A, editors. GRADE handbook for grading quality of evidence and strength of recommendations [Internet]. The GRADE Working Group;2013 [updated 2013 Oct; cited 2023 Oct 18]. Available from: https://gdt.gradepro.org/app/handbook/handbook.html#h.52ccy41iwbon.
This video series should be cited as:
Kusnoor SV, Williams AM, Koonce TY, Krump P, Harding L, Zhao J, Giuse NB. Systematic Reviews: A Comprehensive Overview Video Series. Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Center for Knowledge Management, 2023. Available from: https://spi-hub.app.vumc.org/sysrev/home.
A PDF of the training slides is available here.
Last updated: October 27, 2023