CAVEPM post-conference workshop
May 25-26 2019
Systematic reviews & meta-analyses of diagnostic test accuracy
The goal of this interactive workshop is to provide participants with an overview of the epidemiological and statistical methods necessary for carrying out a systematic review and meta-analysis of diagnostic accuracy. The workshop format will include lectures followed by tutorials for a hands-on experience.
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