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Introduction to systematic reviews in medicine and health sciences, on April 17, 2024

Free course for students and employees at the Faculty of Medicine and Helse Bergen

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Writing a systematic review has become quite popular within medicine and health sciences. There are specific methodical requirements for these kinds of summaries.

The course “Introduction to systematic reviews (medicine and health sciences)” covers the following topics:

  • What is a Systematic Review
  • Types of reviews
  • Overview about relevant databases for finding systematic reviews
  • Preliminary searches
  • Writing a protocol
  • Documentation of search strategies
  • Tools for data management and quality appraisal
  • Reporting standards
  • The role of the library

The course language is English unless all participants speak Norwegian. Minimum 7 participants, maximum 24 (at the Medical Library). Digital participation via Zoom is possible. The Zoom-link for the course will be sent in advance to registered participants.

Please use the registration form to register for this course.

If you have questions related to this course, please contact Regina Küfner Lein.

This course does not cover search techniques, functionality in different databases, or EndNote. For these topics, see other courses at the library.