Practical Activities (old version)

2nd Year – Medical Research Methodology

Schedule of the practical activities*

* for solving assistance please access Instructions and Interpretations

Week 1

Introduction + Regulations and Safety Rules 

Week 2

Citing references according to the Vancouver system (Activity 1)

The bibliographic study (Activity 2)

Week 3

The evaluation of a risk factor using a case-control study (Summary | Activity 3 | Database (BD_CM(en).xls))

Week 4

The evaluation of a risk factor using a cohort study (Summary | Activity 4 | Database (BD_Ch(en).xls))

Week 5

The evaluation of a diagnostic method (Summary | Activity | Database (BD_Dg(en).xls))

Week 6

The evaluation of a therapeutical approach (Summary | Activity | Database (BD_T(en).xls))

Week 7

Medical writing (oral presentation of research results – PowerPoint) (Summary | Activity)

Week 8

The evaluation of a risk factor using survival analysis (Summary | Activity Database (BD_S(en).xls))

Week 9

Medical writing (written presentation of research results – critical appraisal of an academic paper)(Summary | Activity | Article_en)

Week 10

Meta-analysis (Activity)

The hierarchy of evidences (how to choose the best type of articles) (Activity)

Week 11

Choosing the statistical method/test (Summary Activity)

Critical appraisal of scientific articles. Assessing the validity of scientific articles. (Activity)

 Week 12

Critical appraisal of scientific articles. Finding biases (systematic errors) in studies (Summary | Activity)

Week 13

Recapitulative research scenarios (Activity | Databases: BD_EpiExcelen.xls)

Week 14
Practical examination


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Tip for the practical examination:

-       particularly useful for your exam rehearsal: Activity with recapitulative research scenarios, Instructions and Interpretations files

Tips for the written examination:

-       worth bringing with you: dark marker, pocket calculator, corrector.

-       using mobile phones as calculators is not permitted during examinations.

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Other databases:

ES.xls

 BD_Te-en.xls

BD_FR-en.xls

BD_DGe-en.xls

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