How do you know which healthcare research you can trust?

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  • Format Texts
  • Language/s English
  • Target Audience Further education, Self-directed learning
  • Difficulty Introductory

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A detailed guide to study design, with learning objectives, explaining some sources of bias in health studies.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Define healthy user bias in health care research and means to reduce it
  • Assess means to reduce selection bias in health care research
  • Assess how to overcome confounding factors by indication in health care research
  • Evaluate social desirability bias and history bias in health care research

Soumerai SB, Starr D, Majumdar SR. How Do You Know Which Health Care Effectiveness Research You Can Trust? A Guide to Study Design for the Perplexed. Prev Chronic Dis 2015;12:150187. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5888/pcd12.150187

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