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- Structured clinical question. PICO.
Those who have no questions…
- Bibliographic search (I). Pubmed. Simple search.
The oyster with the thounsand pearls.
- Bibliographic search (II). MeSH terms.
The jargon of the search engine.
- Bibliographic search (III). Advanced search.
- Bibliographic search (IV). Filters. Clinical Queries.
Gathering the gold nuggets.
- PubMed’s new interface 2020.
Lyke a hypermarket.
- Bibliographic search (V). Other search engines. TRIP Database.
- Overview of crtitical appraisal. Validity, relevance y applicability.
The three pillars of wisdom.
- Critical appraisal of treatment articles..
King under reviw.
- Critical appraisal of diagnostic tests articles.
You have to know what you are looking for.
- Critical appraisal of clinical prediction rules.
The crystal ball.
- Critical appraisal of prognostic articles..
Doctor, is this serious?.
- Critical appraisal of etiology/harm articles..
To what do you attribute it?
- Critical appraisal of systematic reviews..
Little ado about too much.
- Systematic review and meta-analysis (I). Systematic reviews. Homogeneity.
The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
- Meta-analysis (II). Heterogeneity. Cochran’s Q. I2. H2. Galbraith’s plot. L’Abbé’s plot. Meta-regression. Sensitivity analysis.
Variety is not always the spice of life.
- Meta-analysis (III). Fixed effects model. Random effects model. Heterogeneity.
Take care of the pennies, and the pounds will take care of themselves.
- Meta-analysis (IV). Results. PRISMA statement. Forest plot.
Don’t let you can’t see the wood for the tress.
- Meta-anaylisis (V). Publication bias. Funnel plot. Begg’s test. Egger’s test.
- Meta-analysis (VI). Publication bias. Recovery bias. Rosenthal’s fail-safe N. Orwin’s fail-safe N.
A bias by absence
- Sensitivity analysis. Clinical trial.
Do it with sensitivity.
- Critical appraisal of ecologic studies.
King Kong versus Godzilla.
- Critical appraisal of economic evaluation studies.
- Critical appraisal of qualitative studies.
There is another world, and it is this one.
- Critical appraisal of hybrid designs.
- Critical appraisal of meta-analysis of diagnostic accurray.
An unfairly treated genius.
- Critical appraisal of network meta-analysis.
The power of transitive property.
- EQUATOR Network. CONSORT. STARD. QUADAS. STROBE. PRISMA. Statements. Checklists.
An alphabet soup.