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Data extraction tips for meta-analysis - tip 19

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Here's a tip... 

 

Abbreviations such as PICO, PECO and PIRT are intended to help clearly define the clinical question for a study or a systematic review.

To find out more, download the pdf

 

Dr Kathy Taylor teaches data extraction in Meta-analysis. This is a short course that is also available as part of our MSc in Evidence-Based Health CareMSc in EBHC Medical Statistics, and MSc in EBHC Systematic Reviews.

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