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Data Extraction Quiz

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Data Extraction Quiz

  1. 1. Data Extraction Interactive Quiz Prepared for: The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Training Modules for Systematic Reviews Methods Guide www.ahrq.gov
  2. 2. <ul><li>Evidence tables should be set at the beginning of a project and not changed, regardless of any unanticipated information or results found in the literature. </li></ul><ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul>Evidence Tables: Design
  3. 3. <ul><li>Because of the typically large numbers of included studies, evidence tables need be reviewed only once for accuracy. </li></ul><ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul>Evidence Tables: Review
  4. 4. <ul><li>The fields in an evidence table change from project to project. </li></ul><ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul>Evidence Tables: Fields (I)
  5. 5. <ul><li>Which of the following could be possible fields for inclusion on an evidence table? </li></ul><ul><li>Country </li></ul><ul><li>Setting </li></ul><ul><li>Outcome </li></ul><ul><li>Study design </li></ul><ul><li>All of the above </li></ul>Evidence Tables: Fields (II)
  6. 6. <ul><ul><li>What should be done when two reviewers record different information in a certain evidence table field? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Calculate the average of the data recorded by both reviewers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use the information that most closely conforms to the format of the table </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adjudicate by using a third reviewer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exclude the study </li></ul></ul>Evidence Tables: Discordant Information
  7. 7. <ul><li>Evidence tables are an integral part of any review. </li></ul><ul><li>Proper table construction and thorough data abstraction are crucial for accurately conveying the results of a review. </li></ul><ul><li>Discrepancies in data between two reviewers should be adjudicated by a third reviewer. </li></ul>Summary
  8. 8. <ul><li>This quiz was prepared by Joseph Lau, M.D., and Thomas Trikalinos, M.D., Ph.D., members of the Tufts Medical Center Evidence-based Practice Center, and Melissa L. McPheeters, Ph.D., M.P.H., and Jeff Seroogy, B.S., members of the Vanderbilt University Evidence-based Practice Center . </li></ul><ul><li>The information in this module is currently not included in Version 1.0 of the Methods Guide for Comparative Effectiveness Reviews (available at: http://www.effective healthcare.ahrq.gov/repFiles/2007_10DraftMethodsGuide.pdf). </li></ul>Authors

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