Critical Appraisal

Numbering Code P-PUB01 8H094 LB90 Year/Term 2021 ・ Intensive, First semester
Number of Credits 1 Course Type Lecture
Target Year Professional degree students Target Student
Language Japanese and English Day/Period Intensive
Instructor name NAKAYAMA TAKEO (Graduate School of Medicine Professor)
TAKAHASHI YOSHIMITSU (Graduate School of Medicine Associate Professor)
NOGUCHI YOSHINORI (Part-time Lecturer)
SHIKATA SATORU (Part-time Lecturer)
TANAKA YU (Part-time Lecturer)
ISHIZAKI TATSURO (Part-time Lecturer)
SASAKI HATOKO (Part-time Lecturer)
Outline and Purpose of the Course ・This course is one of the elective classes of School of Public Health.
・This course provides students with skills of critical appraisal of literature or information retrieved, as being based on fundamental knowledge of epidemiology and evidence-based medicine
Course Goals To acquire skills of critical appraisal of literature or information retrieved.
Schedule and Contents Lectures and Hands-on practice will be provided online.
Please prepare your PC and the Internet.
I April 12 Orientation
II June 14 Evaluation of papers of clinical trials by CASP
III June 21 Evaluation of bias using cases (1)
IV June 28 Evaluation of bias using cases (2)
V July 5 Through the Cochrane Review
VI July 12 Evaluation of papers of Meta-analysis by CASP
VII July 19 Evaluation of clinical guidelines by AGREE
VIII July 26 (14:45~16:45) Seminar of Meta-analysis
Evaluation Methods and Policy Participation in class and discussion, short report for each lecture (30%) & Report (70%)
Course Requirements None
Study outside of Class (preparation and review) Rather than spending more time on your preparation, please put more energy into the review.
Textbooks Textbooks/References The material necessary for the lecture will be provided by lecturers.
References, etc. Rinsho kenkyu to ekigaku kenkyu notameno kokusai ruru shu, Nakayama T, Tsutani K, (Lifescience shuppan)