How to do Meta-analysis in a Systematic Review – Do it yourself!

Hi, welcome back to the systematic review posts. In the last blog post, we discussed the risk of bias assessment of included studies in a review (https://scienceiq.blog/2019/04/18/how-to-do-risk-of-bias-assessment-in-a-systematic-review/). Today, we will move one step further and learn how to do the meta-analysis of the included studies. This post is a step by step tutorial so youContinue reading “How to do Meta-analysis in a Systematic Review – Do it yourself!”

10 Tips to Grow as a Researcher – for Beginner Doctoral Students and Aspirants

Hello everyone, this post is different from my previous posts on systematic reviews. In this post, I will share those skills that helped me grow as a researcher, and those that I learned/still learning during my PhD. These are a few skills that you should try to acquire while carrying out your research. Hopefully, itContinue reading “10 Tips to Grow as a Researcher – for Beginner Doctoral Students and Aspirants”

How to assess Risk of Bias in a Systematic Review?

Hi, welcome back! Hope your reviews are progressing well. If not, then don’t worry and follow each step at a time. Focusing on one step is easier than trying to understand the entire process. In the last post, we discussed data screening and extraction (https://scienceiq.blog/2019/03/23/how-to-screen-articles-and-extract-data-for-a-systematic-review/). Today, we will move on to one of the mostContinue reading “How to assess Risk of Bias in a Systematic Review?”

How to Screen Articles and Extract Data for A Systematic Review

Welcome back! It’s been a long time since I wrote the posts on systematic reviews. For those who are reading this blog for the first time, I have written previous posts on step by step methods to conduct a systematic review. The last post was on developing the search strategy and running the search inContinue reading “How to Screen Articles and Extract Data for A Systematic Review”

HOW TO DEVELOP THE SEARCH STRATEGY FOR A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

Hello all, welcome back after a long break. Hope you have registered your review in PROSPERO by now. We are now moving to the crucial yet less discussed step of a systematic review, which is developing the search terms. Search terms are the engine of a systematic review. If it is in the right direction,Continue reading “HOW TO DEVELOP THE SEARCH STRATEGY FOR A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW”

How to register your systematic review on PROSPERO – for Newbies

Hi all, I wish you have a wonderful New Year. Because it is a holiday season and everyone is in a festive mood, I will keep this post very short and fun to read. This is the third post on systematic reviews, and if you follow all the posts step by step then you willContinue reading “How to register your systematic review on PROSPERO – for Newbies”

How to write the PROTOCOL for your systematic review

Hi all, welcome back! Hope you have read and enjoyed the previous blog on “How to do a systematic review-10 simple steps for beginners.” In case you missed it, you can still go back and read it. We are moving to the details of each step involved in a review. Now that you have decidedContinue reading “How to write the PROTOCOL for your systematic review”

How to do a systematic review –10 simple steps for beginners

Hello all, I know you are beginning to do a systematic review and looking for help to start. I am happy to help you in understanding each step and guide you in the process. Systematic reviews can be overwhelming in the beginning, and most of the online modules or workshops are unable to simplify theContinue reading “How to do a systematic review –10 simple steps for beginners”