SYSTEMIC REVIEWS AND META-ANANLYSIS IN RESEARCH OF THE EVIDENCE-BASED PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

근거중심 소아치과학 연구의 체계적 고찰과 메타분석

  • Lee, Kwang-Hee (Department of Pediatric Dentistry, College of Dentistry, Wonkwang University)
  • 이광희 (원광대학교 치과대학 소아치과학교실)
  • Published : 2006.11.30

Abstract

The purpose of study was to introduce the method of systemic reviews and the meta-analysis as the statistical method of the systemic reviews. The resource of study was mainly the Cocharane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions. The first and most important decision in preparing a review is to determine its focus by asking clearly framed questions. Then searching for databases, quality assessment of the studies, collecting data, analysing and presenting results, and interpreting results fellow. The necessity and principle of meta-analysis were described and the methods of meta-analysis by the data types were summarised.