Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research
4 October 2014: Module 2: Research design and protocol
Dr Iveta Simera, Head of Programme Development, EQUATOR Network
Professor Doug Altman, Director, Centre for Statistics in Medicine and the EQUATOR Network
Dr Gary Collins, Associate Professor and Deputy Director, Centre for Statistics in Medicine
|Speaker||Description||Resources to download|
|Welcome and recap of last session||Iveta||The research question and PICO||Developing a research question (pdf)|
|Introduction to study design||Doug||Presentation and discussion||Introduction to study design (pdf)|
|Critical appraisal of study design||Doug||Practical on DVT paper in Lancet|
|Developing a protocol||Gary||Presentation and discussion||Developing a protocol (pdf)|
|Measurement issues and avoiding the pitfalls||Doug||The O in PICO||The importance of measurement (pdf)|
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