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Systematic Review Webinars by IMPACT – SESSION 5 – Study Selection



This is a recording of a training webinar developed by the NIHR Global Health Research Group IMPACT in South Asia in partnership with Cochrane Common Mental Disorders.

Find out more about IMPACT here: www.impactsouthasia.com

This is Session 5 in a series of training webinars about producing a Systematic Review.

By the end of the * IMPACT Systematic Review Webinar Series * participants will:
▪ Have an understanding of the importance of systematic reviews and their role in health/social care policy, practice, and decision making.
▪ Have an understanding of the individual steps of the SR process and their importance.
▪ Have the skills to plan and conduct their own SR of interventions, including basic literature searching and meta-analytic knowledge.
▪ Be aware of key web-based resources to support the planning and delivery of systematic reviews.

Session 5 (recorded on 10 September 2020) covers STUDY SELECTION.
Learning outcomes:
Awareness of different software to undertake the study selection process.
Understand the importance of the protocol in the study selection process.
Being able to create a brief summary of selection criteria.
Understand the process of title/ abstract screening.
Understand the process of full-text screening.
Recognise the essential elements of data extraction.

Facilitators in the video are based at the University of York: Noortje Uphoff, Najma Siddiqi, and Jen Brown. Judy Wright is based at the University of Leeds. Noortje works as a systematic reviewer with Cochrane Common Mental Disorders.

WATCH SESSION 6: https://youtu.be/uW9-h0J9Kdk

Relevant links:
Cochrane TaskExchange: https://taskexchange.cochrane.org/
Covidence: https://www.covidence.org/
SR Toolbox: http://systematicreviewtools.com/index.php
Cochrane Interactive Learning: https://training.cochrane.org/interactivelearning
Cochrane Library: https://www.cochranelibrary.com/

Find out more about Cochrane Common Mental Disorders: https://cmd.cochrane.org/

The production of this webinar series and YouTube recording was supported by the National Institute for Health Research via:

– Research funding (NIHR) 17/63/130 using UK aid from the UK Government to support global health research
– Cochrane Infrastructure funding to the Common Mental Disorders Cochrane Review Group

The views expressed in this recording are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of the NIHR or the UK Department of Health and Social Care.