Cochrane GRADE workshop with two streams: Assessing confidence in evidence of effectiveness (GRADE) and in evidence from reviews of qualitative research (GRADE-CERQual)
Trainers: Holger Schünemann, Elena Parmelli, Sara Balduzzi, Claire Glenton, Jane Noyes and Heather Munthe-Kaas
Days 2 & 3
Effectiveness evidence stream
For participants who are new to the field of qualitative evidence synthesis, please view the following youtube presentations.
For an overview of the GRADE-CERQual approach:-
Lewin S, Glenton C, Munthe-Kaas H, Carlsen B, Colvin CJ, Gülmezoglu M, Noyes J, Booth A, Garside R, Rashidian A. Using qualitative evidence in decision making for health and social interventions: An approach to assess confidence in findings from qualitative evidence syntheses (GRADE-CERQual). PLOS Medicine. 2015; 12(10):e1001895.
How qualitative evidence can be used in guideline processes:-
Glenton C, Lewin S, Norris SL. Using evidence from qualitative research to develop WHO guidelines (Chapter 15). In: World Health Organization. Handbook for Guideline Development (2nd edition). Geneva: WHO. 2016.
Current use was established and Cochrane guidance on selection of social theories for systematic reviews of complex interventions was developed. Noyes J, Hendry M, Booth A, Chandler J, Lewin S, Glenton C, Garside R. J Clin Epidemiol. 2016 Jul;75:78-92. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2015.12.009. Epub 2016 Jan 6.
Using evidence from qualitative research to develop WHO guidelines. WHO handbook for guideline development – 2nd ed. (ISBN 978 92 4 154896 0) © World Health Organization 2014.