Producing reliable summaries of incontinence research: a ‘hands-on’ workshop on how to conduct a Cochrane systematic review

Workshop 7

Workshop Schedule

09:00

Cathryn Glazener

09:15

Graham Mowatt

10:00

Mandy Fader

10:30

None

11:00

All

11:15

Jonathan Cook

11:45

All

Aims & Objectives

Advanced
180 minutes
Epidemiology & Outcomes Research
systematic reviews meta analysis x
Researchers, clinicians and other health care professionals who want to learn about evidence synthesis, especially those who are new to systematic reviewing and are planning on doing a systematic review.
The course will focus on an aspect of incontinence management chosen in advance. We shall take the participants through the key stages of undertaking a Cochrane-style sytematic review of controlled trials, including demonstrating Review Manager software and description of statistical methods

aims to address the following questions:
•How to formulate a question for a systematic review related to continence care
•How to search for eligible studies
•How to appraise the methodological quality of eligible studies
•How to abstract data from eligible studies
•How to synthesise and analyse data
•How to interpret findings and report them
•The opportunities available for contributing to the Cochrane Incontinence Group