understanding of the concepts of evidence-based medicine and clinical
epidemiology; substantial experience searching a range of databases
Attendance Maximum: 30
Instructor(s): Pamela C. Sieving,
informationist/biomedical librarian, Library, National Institutes
of Health, Bethesda, MD
Saturday, May 20, 10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
In this course, participants will be able to
critically read and evaluate a systematic review; identify appropriate
topics for a review; plan the review process and document it with
an appropriate protocol; identify search strategies and sources
to search; understand, plan, and use an iterative strategy; evaluate
identified resources; organize the evaluations; participate in preparing
the review; and better assist their libraries' users who are involved
in preparing systematic reviews.