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Oxford (301 A)


Friday 20 September 2013

10:30 - 12:00 The Cochrane Library for iPad – a new platform for dissemination Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Translating Cochrane reviews to lay people through the web: the IN-DEEP project Abstract
13:30 - 15:00 Policy Buddies: baseline assessment of the institutional capacity for evidence informed decisions in provincial health departments in South Africa Abstract
13:30 - 15:00 Development of user-friendly evidence summaries for the rational use of essential medicines and other complex drugs in the Americas Abstract
13:30 - 15:00 IRIS – a tool for prioritising guidance development at the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) Abstract
15:30 - 17:00 Starting a new review group: tribulations without trials Abstract
15:30 - 17:00 The Cochrane Collaboration 'in the making': an Actor-Network perspective Abstract
15:30 - 17:00 The complex and challenging role of Cochrane Fields: moving Cochrane evidence into practice Abstract
15:30 - 17:00 Improving the efficiency of updating Cochrane Reviews: a joint pilot project of the McMaster PLUS database team and the Musculoskeletal Review Group Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Using the Cochrane Community site to support Cochrane work Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Engaging with the next generation of “Cochranites” through an international web-based community Abstract
17:15 - 18:30 Risk of Bias Tool Extension for Non-Randomised Studies: CRG Network Meeting Meeting
13:30 - 15:00 Translating Cochrane Abstracts and Plain Language Summaries from Traditional to Simplified Chinese: Feasibility assessment and user survey Abstract

Saturday 21 September 2013

13:30 - 15:00 Talking to Librarians: How to get the most out of library staff and make your Cochrane Review process easier and more successful Abstract
13:30 - 15:00 Documenting the search process: an update of different methods? Abstract
13:30 - 15:00 Incorporating the economic evidence in systematic reviews of interventions: an example from a systematic review in prophylaxis of respiratory syncytial virus infection Abstract
13:30 - 15:00 Assessment of the evidence for diagnostic tests and strategies: a systematic review of available tools Abstract
17:15 - 18:30 Consumers and Communication Review Group Open Meeting Meeting

Sunday 22 September 2013

13:30 - 15:00 Waiting list may be a "nocebo" condition in psychotherapy trials Abstract
13:30 - 15:00 Categorising Continuous Risk Factors: Issues and Implications Abstract
13:30 - 15:00 A framework to interpret external validition studies of prediction models Abstract
13:30 - 15:00 An ‘all-in-one’ meta-analysis model: Joint synthesis of multiple outcomes to compare multiple interventions. Abstract
15:30 - 17:00 A discussion of the challenges in conducting a systematic review of adverse effects including randomized trials and non-randomized studies Abstract
15:30 - 17:00 Non-randomised studies in systematic reviews of intervention effectiveness: a content analysis of Cochrane Systematic Reviews Abstract
17:15 - 18:30 Canadian Network for Observational Drug Effect Studies (CNODES): Prospective meta-analysis of drug safety data from a distributed network Meeting
15:30 - 17:00 Cochrane review authors’ reporting of blinding in included studies: A descriptive study Abstract

Monday 23 September 2013

13:30 - 15:00 The quality of the evidence base for clinical pathway effectiveness: Room for improvement in the design of evaluation trials Abstract
13:30 - 15:00 Quality appraisal of clinical guidelines and consensus statements on computed tomography for coronary artery disease Abstract
13:30 - 15:00 Systematic reviews and Chinese guidelines: an a cross-sectional study Abstract
13:30 - 15:00 Relative paucity of high-quality or moderate-quality evidence to inform World Health Organization guidelines on antiretroviral therapy Abstract

Wednesday 18 September 2013

09:00 - 17:00 GRADE Meeting Meeting