Tag: systematic review

Animal experiment: how can I evaluate the quality?

The quality evaluation tool SYRCLE (SYstematic Review Centre for Laboratory animal Experimentation) is based on the Cochrane Risk of Bias tool, but is specifically adapted to aspects that are applicable and relevant for animal experiments.     Read more

Clinical trial: how do I evaluate the quality?

There are various free, internationally accredited and used tools (i.e. scales and checklists) for evaluating the quality of clinical studies. More information is available on the webpages of the Knowledge Centre for Health Ghent (Question: How do I evaluate the quality of a clinical study?).     Read more

Evidence-based guideline: how can I evaluate the quality?

The AGREE II tool is a general tool for authors and users of guidelines to evaluate the methodological quality of clinical guidelines. The AGREE II checklist is available in different languages, including Dutch and English.    Read more

Systematic review: tips & tricks and tools

How do I formulate my research question and how do I formulate selection criteria? Formulate a research question in which, if possible, all aspects of your topic are named. The PICO model is a tool for setting up a clinical research question. In this model the patient category (Population/Patient), ...    Read more

Write: do you know what you are writing?

Before you start writing, having a good sense of what you will be writing is an important first step. Some examples of text types that require different kinds of writing are: a paper: you look for the answer to an objective research question through field research or a literature ...    Read more