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Critical Appraisal of case control studies

13th Nov 2023
7:00 - 8:00pm (GMT)
13th Nov 2023
7:00 - 8:00pm (GMT)
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Join Drs Leila Aval, Kalp Patel, Dan Coulson and Alice fortune for a critical appraisal of case-control studies crash course along with an emergency A-E scenario. You will be sent an abstract for appraising prior to the session and then the tutors will go through it in depth during the session. These sessions are tailored for the SFP interviews, specifically for London and Oxbridge deaneries.

Summary

This educational session provides medical professionals with the opportunity to gain important insights into the importance of critical appraisal of case-control studies. Participants will come away with a better understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of this research method and how to use it to generate meaningful and reliable results.
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Learning objectives

1. Identify the components of a case control study and assess their strengths and weaknesses. 2. Identify the potential sources of bias in the design and analysis of case control studies and techniques to reduce such bias. 3. Distinguish between odds ratio and risk ratio in case control studies and interpret their results. 4. Compare and contrast different types of controls used in a case control study and circumstances in which each type is appropriate. 5. Understand the principles of case control study meta-analysis and its potential relevance and applications in medical research.
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