The core purpose of this course is to introduce students about ‘How to perform Systematic Literature Review”. The course will introduce quantitative and qualitative methods to perform systematic literature reviews, meta-analysis and also provide practical guidelines for publishing systematic reviews. This course consist of seven sections and will contents starting from protocol development, designing research question, conducting literature search, inclusion and exclusion criteria and presentation of results.
It is expected that at the end of this course, students will be able to answer following questions:
1. What is systematic reviews and meta-analysis?
2. How to conduct comprehensive literature review?
3. How to use Boolean Operators to conduct systematic reviews?
4. What is the difference between PICO, SPIDER and PEO?
5. How to report findings of systematic reviews?
6. How to conduct systematic reviews in social sciences, clinical trials and sciences?
7. Conducting Evidence of Quality – GRADE Framework
8. How to publish systematic reviews?