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About the Course

We will introduce methods to perform systematic reviews and meta-analysis of clinical trials. We will cover how to formulate an answerable research question, define inclusion and exclusion criteria, search for the evidence, extract data, assess the risk of bias in clinical trials, and perform a meta-analysis. Upon successfully completing this course, participants will be able to: - Describe the steps in conducting a systematic review - Develop an answerable question using the “Participants Interventions Comparisons Outcomes” (PICO) framework - Describe the process used to collect and extract data from reports of clinical trials - Describe methods to critically assess the risk of bias of clinical trials - Describe and interpret the results of meta-analyses...

Top reviews

Jan 7, 2019

Although introductory, I do carry out reviews as a researcher. I Learned a lot to improve my systematic reviews through this course. High quality, though the music could be a little less intense.

Aug 22, 2019

Introduction to Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis course is a very good source for beginners which provides an overview on fundamental terminology and steps involved in the systematic review.

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By Shine S

Apr 5, 2020

Excellent course. Gives knowledge and confidence in doing systematic review and meta-analysis

By Andrea O

Mar 13, 2019

Excellent course. Very neat, clear, easy to follow and very useful for professional practice.

By Lanni S d R

Jul 19, 2020

It is a very interesting course for initiate studying systematic reviews and meta-analysis!

By Diego F S

Jul 8, 2020

Excellent classes, great teachers, great scheduling in modules. Thank you! Congratulations!

By rizwana k

Jul 7, 2020

The course instructors made this difficult subject comprehendible for me. Enjoyed learning.

By Dr S G

Oct 5, 2019

Excellent course to upgrade the research work in doing Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

By 丁雪松

May 15, 2019

I've learned the fundamental role of the systematic review and meta-analysis, great course!

By Merve Ç

Jul 5, 2020

the course was really good quality. It helped me a lot in my thesis. thanks for everything

By EiMon P

Aug 6, 2017

Clearly explained about how to perform systematic review. Enjoyable to learn the course.

By Wan S W

Jun 11, 2021

A very informative and useful course! I am now more confident to start my first review!

By hervind

Mar 23, 2020

A great great course for who want to start learning systematic review and meta-analysis

By rayan a

Mar 30, 2017

Very useful course and great lecturers, i really enjoyed the time.. thank you very much

By Amina A

Aug 20, 2016

great course with informative and clear knowledge gained. I've benefited a lot from it.

By Luis W

Jun 16, 2016

Very well explained. It takes you step by step into the vast world of systematic review

By Alvaro D

Jun 4, 2020

It has been a great course, very dynamic and incredible professors! Highly recommended

By Fatema A

May 21, 2020

Amazing & fruitful learning with best instructors. A very well-defined course indeed!

By Wen-Ching, C

May 20, 2020

it is very helpful to understand the principal of Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.


Dec 19, 2019

It is a good course. It helped me to learn about systematic review and meta - analysis

By Somnath M

Apr 26, 2016

Hopkins across the world is the latest idea. Thanks Coursera for such an awesome gift!

By Linda O A

Aug 13, 2020

This course has really taught me a lot. Good videos and great tutors. Thank you all.

By Miriam C V F

Mar 25, 2020

Really helpful. I learned a lot. Thank you for providing this kind of online courses.


Dec 3, 2021

A really focused course on how to realize a meta-analysis. Well explained and useful

By Waqas F

Sep 19, 2020

Very informative course. But i will be happy if you give Certificate to me for free.


Jul 9, 2020

Its a good course if you want to start doing a systematic review or a meta-analysis.

By Matthew K

Apr 26, 2020

The explanation is clear and easy to understand. Better than the class at my school.