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Systematic review and meta-analysis: Introduction to Cochrane methodology

Course organizer
professor Stefan Hansson; 
associate professor: Matteo Bruschettini,

Target group 
PhD students at the Faculty of Medicine. Other participants are welcome as well, but must pay a course fee of 1500kr. 
For more info and for the 1500 kr fee for external participants, please visit 


Spring 2019
May 20-24, 08:00-17:00.

Spring 2020
Dates not set

Length of course 
The course equals one full week 

1,5 credits

Number of participants
max 20 per edition

Course content

  • Introduction to conducting systematic reviews
  • Writing the review protocol
  • Searching for studies
  • Selecting studies and collecting data
  • Introduction to study quality and risk of bias
  • Analysing the data
  • Interpreting the findings
  • Reporting the review
  • Introduction to health economics

Teaching forms 
Lectures, "Cochrane Interactive Learning" platform, discussions and teamwork. 

Active participation in discussions, "Cochrane Interactive Learning" online modules and teamwork. 

From template: Will be handed out at the start of the course or with the welcome letter. 

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