Evidence Synthesis Ireland

Introduction to Risk of Bias 2.0

24nov(nov 24)10:00 am25(nov 25)1:00 pmIntroduction to Risk of Bias 2.010:00 am - 1:00 pm (25) ONLINE

Event Details

The revised tool for assessing risk of bias in randomised trials (RoB 2) was published in late 2019, building on the established Cochrane risk-of-bias tool first released through the Cochrane Handbook in 2008. This online session will introduce introduce the RoB 2 tool, describe the risk-of-bias domains it considers, provide an overview of how the tool should be applied, and support the application of the tool. Participants will be enabled to (i) describe the key concepts of the RoB 2 tool & (ii) applied the revised RoB 2 in their reviews.

Date: 24th & 25th November

Time: 10am – 1pm

Places: 30 available

Skill Level: Beginner

Target Audience: Healthcare professionals, academics, researchers, decision-makers and Evidence Synthesis Ireland Fellows new to risk-of-bias assessment or who have performed risk-of-bias assessments before but are new to the RoB 2 tool.

Teaching Strategies: The workshop will consist of a mixture of presentations and practical sessions, along with a protected period for Q&A at the end. The practical sessions will be built around a practical “hands-on” risk-of-bias assessment.

Facilitator: Luke McGuinness, National College of Ireland.


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