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Journal Club by CanadiEM – E04 Approach to Systematic Reviews and Meta Analyses

In Podcast by Jakob DommLeave a Comment

Welcome back to Journal Club by CanadiEM! In this episode we go over an approach to systematic reviews and meta analyses based on Oxford centre of EBM, and learn about diagnosing pneumothorax with ultrasound vs X-ray Using the Oxford centre of EBM tool, we will ask:1. What question(s) did the systematic review address?2. Is it likely that important, relevant studies were missed?3. Were the criteria used to select articles for inclusion appropriate?4. Were …

A Review of Systematic Reviews

In Knowledge Translation by Brent Thoma9 Comments

Dr. Wikipedia said that:“An understanding of systematic reviews and how to implement them in practice is becoming mandatory for all professionals involved in the delivery of health care.” And to me, the word of Wikipedia is the next best thing to the word of Weingart. As usual, I think Dr. Wikipedia is correct. Systematic reviews are where a lot of the evidence-based medicine that we aspire to practice is consolidated, and we require …