Sunday, 1st December 2019 (10:00 AM – 4:30 PM)
This workshop will provide understanding of fundamental concepts, methods and tools of evidence-based medicine (EBM) to participants in various areas of AYUSH and health research. The workshop also aims at preparing the participants to understand role of evidence in clinical decision-making, critically appraise evidence and undertake a systematic review and meta-analysis. The sessions will address designs of pre-clinical, interventional, and observational studies with a special emphasis on clinical case series. It will also address the role of randomized controlled trials and meta-research (including systematic reviews of pre-clinical and observational studies). The workshop will be conducted by Dr Rahul Mhaskar, Director for the Office of Research, Innovation & Scholarly Endeavors, University of South Florida, USA