Using systematic reviews in everyday clinical practice

Precongress Course 18  

Cochrane Gynaecology and Fertility Group Exchange course


Course co-ordinators
Cindy Farquhar (New Zealand) and Madelon van Wely (The Netherlands)

 

Course type
Basic

 

Course description
Full course covering the elements of a systematic review and how to use it in everyday clinical practice. There will be group exercises.

 

Target audience 
Clinicians, scientists and guideline developers

 

Educational needs and expected outcomes
tbc

 

Programme




Monday 28 June 2021

Session 1: Introductions to systematic reviews
Chairs
Chair invited, but not yet confirmed
09:00 - 09:30
The case for evidence in reproductive medicine
Cindy M. Farquhar, New Zealand
09:30 - 09:45
Discussion
09:45 - 10:15
Systematic reviews - key features
Madelon Van Wely, The Netherlands
10:15 - 10:30
Discussion
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
Session 2: Evaluating studies
11:00 - 11:30
How does Cochrane evaluate clinical studies?
Jack Wilkinson, United Kingdom
11:30 - 11:45
Discussion
11:45 - 12:15
Group exercise 1: Evaluation of systematic reviews using AMSTAR?
Sarah Lensen, Australia
12:15 - 12:30
Discussion
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch break
Session 3
Chair invited, but not yet confirmed
13:30 - 14:00
Evidence and the HFEA
Andy Vail, United Kingdom
14:00 - 14:15
Discussion
14:15 - 14:45
Using evidence in every day practice - how should clinics do it!
Cindy M. Farquhar, New Zealand
14:45 - 15:00
Discussion
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:30 - 16:00
Group exercise 2: implementing evidence using DECIDE tool
Sarah Armstrong, United Kingdom
16:00 - 16:15
Discussion
16:15 - 16:45
Questions and answers
Cindy M. Farquhar, New Zealand
16:45 - 17:00
Discussion