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Study Eligibility Criteria Interactive Quiz Prepared for: The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Training M...
<ul><ul><li>When selecting study eligibility study criteria, it is important to keep the  PICOTS  components in mind. What...
<ul><li>N > 30 could be an example of study eligibility criteria. </li></ul><ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul...
<ul><li>Study eligibility criteria should be determined after the abstract review process is underway. </li></ul><ul><li>T...
<ul><ul><li>Using well-constructed study eligibility criteria can help avoid which of the following?  </li></ul></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>To reduce bias in a comparative effectiveness review, choose the study eligibility criteria before performing the ...
<ul><li>This quiz was prepared by Melissa L. McPheeters, Ph.D., M.P.H., a member of the Vanderbilt University Evidence-bas...
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Study Eligibility Criteria Quiz

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Study Eligibility Criteria Quiz

  1. 1. Study Eligibility Criteria 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><ul><li>When selecting study eligibility study criteria, it is important to keep the PICOTS components in mind. What does PICOTS stand for? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal, Interest, Comparison, Observation, Time, and Situation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Population, Intervention, Comparator, Outcome, Timing, and Setting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public, Individual, Community, Organization, Time, and Society </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>None of the above </li></ul></ul>PICOTS Components
  3. 3. <ul><li>N > 30 could be an example of study eligibility criteria. </li></ul><ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul>Study Eligibility Criteria
  4. 4. <ul><li>Study eligibility criteria should be determined after the abstract review process is underway. </li></ul><ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul>When To Determine Study Eligibility Criteria
  5. 5. <ul><ul><li>Using well-constructed study eligibility criteria can help avoid which of the following? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Too much literature to feasibly review or disparate literature that cannot be compared </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Too little literature </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inability to answer the intended question </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bias introduced through inclusion of inappropriate study designs or populations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All of the above </li></ul></ul>Well-Constructed Study Eligibility Criteria
  6. 6. <ul><li>To reduce bias in a comparative effectiveness review, choose the study eligibility criteria before performing the literature review. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Assess study goals. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Appraise analytic framework and key questions. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tie the criteria to PICOTS (population, intervention, comparator, outcome, timing, and setting). </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Study eligibility criteria can broaden or narrow the scope of the review. </li></ul><ul><li>When properly applied, study eligibility criteria will enhance applicability of the review. </li></ul>Summary
  7. 7. <ul><li>This quiz was prepared by Melissa L. McPheeters, Ph.D., M.P.H., a member 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.effectivehealthcare. ahrq.gov/ehc/products/60/294/2009_0805_principles1.pdf ). </li></ul>Author

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