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P194 Meta-Analysis and Their Appraisal

Speakers: Derek RichardsDr Mark-Steven HoweDr Louise Belfield

  • About This Course

This is the third CGDent Lunch and Learn webinar in the 'Research and Critical Appraisal of Evidence' series of recorded webinars and it outlines the key elements of meta-analysis and how to appraise them.

 

Please read the following paper prior to viewing the course: Failure rates associated with guided versus non-guided dental implant placement: a systematic review and meta-analysis

In this course we appraise this paper using the CASP Systematic Review Checklist

Aims

This course aims to provide learners with knowledge and understanding of the key elements of meta-analysis and how to appraise them.

Objectives

  • To be able to outline the key stages of a meta-analysis.
  • To have appraised a meta-analysis using a checklist.
  • Be aware of heterogeneity and its causes.
  • Be able to interpret a forest plot.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this recorded webinar you will understand the key elements of meta-analysis and how to appraise them.

GDC Development Outcomes

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