Reading questions for class 4: systematic reviews and
meta-analyses (Chapter 12 especially pp. 325-329, p. 420,
What is a systematic review?
How is a systematic review conducted?
What does the Cochrane Library do?
How is a systematic review di
Reading questions for class 6: randomized controlled
trials (Chapters 6 and 7)
What is the difference between internal and external validity? What are ways to
improve each type?
What is a randomized controlled trial, and what types of questions is this re
N257 Midterm Study Guide:
1. What is evidence-based practice (EBP)? EBP combines evidence (published research), clinician
expertise, and patient preferences and values to answer a practical, clinical question. Combines:
2/8: Systematic reviews, meta-analyses
Thanks for the survey last time!
TV show/Movie: Greys Anatomy was the most
commonly mentioned favorite TV show or movie.
The Office and Parks and Rec were the runners-up.
Exam: The first exam, about 40 questions with
1/11 Introduction to evidence-based practice
Main goal of the class: Gain confidence answering a clinical question by finding,
evaluating, summarizing, and presenting the highest level of research evidence.
This is a part of evidence-based practice, which
2/1: Clinical practice guidelines
Overview of Clinical Practice Guidelines (6:46 minutes)
Limitations of Clinical Practice Guidelines (6:30 minutes)
(dont need to watch