Module 8 Quiz - Publication Type And Introduction To Systematic Review And Meta-analysis

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Module 8 Quiz - Publication Type And Introduction To Systematic Review And Meta-analysis

Dear all, it's a review of the lecture which you have learnt in module 8. Take it easy and have fun !


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which one of the following has the highest range of evidence?
    • A. 

      Randomized Clinical Trials

    • B. 

      Narrative Review

    • C. 

      Systematic Review

    • D. 

      Case Reports

  • 2. 
    Which one of the following has the lowest range of evidence?
    • A. 

      Quick Scoping Review

    • B. 

      Rapid Evidence Assessment

    • C. 

      Narrative Review

    • D. 

      Systematic Review

  • 3. 
    What are great advantages of Systematic reviews?
    • A. 

      Use explicit method

    • B. 

      Answer on a specific question

    • C. 

      Include systematically all the relevant articles in the literature

    • D. 

      All of above

  • 4. 
    Statistical method used in the narrative review is meta-analysis
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The summary statistics (effect size) that are usually used to measure treatment effect include
    • A. 

      Odds ratios (OR)

    • B. 

      Relative risks (RR)

    • C. 

      Risk differences

    • D. 

      Standardized mean differences

    • E. 

      All of above

  • 6. 
    The Forest Plot is (which is NOT TRUE)
    • A. 

      The typical graph for displaying the results of a meta-analysis

    • B. 

      Shows information from the individual studies of a meta-analysis

    • C. 

      Allows a visual assessment of the heterogenicity among studies

    • D. 

      Found in all review studies

  • 7. 
    The limitations of meta-analysis are
    • A. 

      Potential bias

    • B. 

      Variation in definitions among studies

    • C. 

      The pooled results could change depending on factors

    • D. 

      All of above

  • 8. 
    A systematic review can be performed without a meta-analysis and a meta-analysis can be conducted without a systematic review
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    This article was 
    • A. 

      A comment

    • B. 

      An editorial

    • C. 

      A letter

    • D. 

      None of them

  • 10. 
    Is this an editorial?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Read the full-text of this articlehttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4015364/pdf/1475-2875-13-79.pdf Is it a meta-analysis?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Read the article carefullyhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4246562/pdf/12936_2014_Article_3597.pdfChoose the publication types of it
    • A. 

      Meta-analysis

    • B. 

      Comment

    • C. 

      Systematic review

    • D. 

      Letter

  • 13. 
    What is the publication type of this article?
    • A. 

      A review

    • B. 

      A case report

    • C. 

      An editorial

    • D. 

      A comment

  • 14. 
    Which is this published article's type?
    • A. 

      A conference

    • B. 

      A clinical trial

    • C. 

      A meta-analysis

    • D. 

      A review

  • 15. 
    What is the publication type of this article?
    • A. 

      A case report

    • B. 

      A conference

    • C. 

      A book

    • D. 

      A comment

  • 16. 
    The publication type of this article is
    • A. 

      A review

    • B. 

      A conference

    • C. 

      A clinical trial

    • D. 

      An editorial

  • 17. 
    Narrative reviews are criticized because they are
    • A. 

      Generally biased

    • B. 

      Based on formal methods

    • C. 

      Explicit

    • D. 

      Not selective in citing reports

  • 18. 
    Read the article belowhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25853935 Is it a randomized controlled trial?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False