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MPH2039 - Meta analysis

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Leader: A/Prof M Abramson


Alfred Hospital Second semester 2007 (Day)


Critical appraisal of literature reviews; problem formulation and protocol development; intra-rater agreement for assessment of relevance; validity assessments; data collection forms; variation between study findings, combining the findings of independent studies, inferences based upon overviews; statistics of meta analysis.


On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. critically appraise literature reviews;
  2. perform a systematic overview.


Project of publishable standard 100%

Contact hours

2 contact hours per week


MPH1040 and MPH1041 or MPH1030 and MPH1031