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The EHC Program Slide Library

This Slide Library contains talks for educating clinicians, researchers and other health professionals in training. Each talk contains speaker notes, references, and key words to find slides on a similar topic. Download individual talks or search the Slide Library to assemble and download custom presentations.

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Health Conditions


Nonclinical Topics


Methods Training Materials



Health Conditions

Brain and Nerve Conditions
Acute Migraine Treatment in Emergency Settings
Treatment for Restless Legs Syndrome
Breathing Conditions
Subcutaneous and Sublingual Immunotherapy To Treat Allergic Rhinitis/Rhinoconjunctivitis and Asthma
Noninvasive Positive-Pressure Ventilation for Acute Respiratory Failure: Comparative Effectiveness
Diagnosis and Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults
Effectiveness of Recombinant Human Growth Hormone in the Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis
Cancer
Hematopoietic Stem-Cell Transplantation for Rare Diseases in the Pediatric Population
Developmental Delays, ADHD, Autism
Treatment Options for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Comparative Effectiveness of Therapies for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders
Diabetes
Insulin Delivery and Glucose Monitoring Methods for Diabetes Mellitus: Comparative Effectiveness
Management of an Adult With Type 2 Diabetes With Antidiabetic Medications: A Case Scenario
Comparing Medicines for Type 2 Diabetes
Digestive System Conditions
Comparative Effectiveness of Management Strategies for Adults With Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: An Update
Functional Limitations and Physical Disabilities
Surgical Management of Inguinal Hernia
Genitourinary Conditions
Evaluation and Treatment of Cryptorchidism
Recurrent Nephrolithiasis in Adults: Comparative Effectiveness of Preventive Medical Strategies
Non-surgical Treatments for Urinary Incontinence in Adult Women: Diagnosis and Comparative Effectiveness
Gynecology
Noncyclic Chronic Pelvic Pain Therapies for Women
Heart and Blood Vessel Conditions
Noninvasive Technologies for the Diagnosis of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) in Women
Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Orthopedic Surgery
Adjunctive Devices for Patients With Acute Coronary Syndromes Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring
ACEIs, ARBs, or DRI for Adults With Hypertension
Effectiveness and Off-Label Use of Recombinant Factor VIIa
Infectious Diseases, HIV/AIDs
Screening for Hepatitis C Virus Infection
Treatment for Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Adults: Comparative Effectiveness
Procalcitonin-Guided Antibiotic Therapy
Clostridium difficile Infections: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention
Mental Health
Treatment for Depression After Unsatisfactory Response to SSRIs in Adults and Adolescents
First-Generation Versus Second-Generation Antipsychotics in Adults: Comparative Effectiveness
Second-Generation Antidepressants for Treating Adult Depression—An Update
First- and Second-Generation Antipsychotics for Children and Young Adults
Off-Label Use of Atypical Antipsychotics: An Update
Nonpharmacologic Interventions for Treatment-Resistant Depression in Adults
Traumatic Brain Injury and Depression
Muscle, Bone, and Joint Conditions
Drug Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis in Adults
Disease Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs in Children With Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Antinuclear Antibody, Rheumatoid Factor, and Cyclic-Citrullinated Peptide Testing for the Evaluation of Musculoskeletal Complaints in Pediatric Populations
Treatment To Prevent Fractures in Men and Women With Low Bone Desity or Osteoporosis: An Update
Analgesics for Osteoarthritis–An Update
Pain Management Interventions for Hip Fracture
Comparative Effectiveness of Nonoperative and Operative Treatments for Rotator Cuff Tears
Obesity
Childhood Obesity Prevention Programs: Comparative Effectiveness
Comparative Effectiveness of Bariatric Surgery and Nonsurgical Therapy in Adults With Metabolic Conditions and a Body Mass Index of 30.0 to 34.9 kg/m2
Ophthalmologic Conditions
Comparisons of Medical, Laser, and Incisional Surgical Treatments for Open-Angle Glaucoma in Adults
Pregnancy and Childbirth
Progestogens for Prevention of Preterm Birth
Renal Disease
Management of Chronic Kidney Disease Stages 1–3


Nonclinical Topics



Methods Training Materials

AHRQ Training Modules for the Systematic Reviews Methods Guide* **
* These presentations are based on the Methods Guide for Effectiveness and Comparative Effectiveness Reviews and other resources.
The AHRQ Training Modules for the Systematic Reviews Methods Guide: An Introduction (5.8 MB)  
Topic Refinement (2.2 MB) Quiz Slides (1.7 MB)
Analytic Frameworks (1.8 MB) Quiz Slides (1.0 MB)
Study Eligibility Criteria (599 kB) Quiz Slides (1.7 MB)
Searching for Relevant Studies (2.2 MB) Quiz Slides (1.0 MB)
When To Select Observational Studies as Evidence (993 kB) Quiz Slides (1,7 MB)
Data Extraction (3.3 MB) Quiz Slides (1.7 MB)
Assessing the Quality of Individual Studies (2.1 MB) Quiz Slides (1.7 MB)
Assessing Applicability (2.2 MB) Quiz Slides (1.7 MB)
Presentation of Findings (3.0 MB) Quiz Slides (1.7 MB)
Quantitative Synthesis (I) (3.5 MB) Quiz Slides (1.8 MB)
Quantitative Synthesis (II) (3.0 MB) Quiz Slides (1.2 MB)
Grading Strength of Evidence (2.2 MB) Quiz Slides (1.7 MB)
Reporting the Review (2.7 MB) Quiz Slides (1.7 MB)
Training Modules for the Methods Guide for Medical Test Reviews*
*These presentations are based on AHRQ's Training Modules for the Methods Guide for Medical Test Reviews.
Introduction to the Methods Guide for Medical Test Reviews
Developing the Topic and Structuring the Systematic Reviews of Medical Tests: Utility of PICOTS, Analytic Frameworks, Decision Trees, and Other Frameworks
Choosing the Important Outcomes for a Systematic Review of a Medical Test
Assessing Applicability of Medical Test Studies in Systematic Reviews
Assessing Risk of Bias as a Domain of Quality in Medical Test Studies
Effective Search Strategies for Systematic Reviews of Medical Tests
Grading the Strength of a Body of Evidence on Diagnostic Tests
Meta-analysis of Test Performance When There Is a “Gold Standard”
Options for Summarizing Medical Test Performance in the Absence of a “Gold Standard”
Deciding Whether To Complement a Systematic Review of Medical Tests With Decision Modeling
Challenges in and Principles for Conducting Systematic Reviews of Genetic Tests Used as Predictive Indicators
Systematic Review of Prognostic Tests
Training Modules for the User's Guide for Developing a Protocol for Observational Comparative Effectiveness Research* **
*These presentations are based on AHRQ's User’s Guide for Developing a Protocol for Observational Comparative Effectiveness Research.
Introduction to the User’s Guide for Developing a Protocol for Observational Comparative Effectiveness Research (1.7 MB)
Study Objectives and Questions for Observational Comparative Effectiveness Research (1.7 MB)
Study Design Considerations for Observational Comparative Effectiveness Research (1.7 MB)
Estimation and Reporting of Heterogeneity of Treatment Effects in Observational Comparative Effectiveness Research (1.7 MB)
Exposure Definition and Measurement in Observational Comparative Effectiveness Research (1.8 MB)
Comparator Selection in Observational Comparative Effectiveness (1.7 MB)
Outcome Definition and Measurement in Observational Comparative Effectiveness Research (1.7 MB)
Covariate Selection for Observational Comparative Effectiveness Research (1.8 MB)
Selection of Data Sources for Observational Comparative Effectiveness Research (1.7 MB)
Study Size Planning for Observational Comparative Effectiveness Research (1.7 MB)
Considerations for Statistical Analysis in Observational Comparative Effectiveness Research (1.7 MB)
Sensitivity Analysis for Observational Comparative Effectiveness Research (1.8 MB)
Academic Detailing Project Slide Presentations* **
The Academic Detailing project provides in-person visits to clinicians and health care system decisionmakers to help them understand and use the EHC Program research. The slide presentations above are among the training resources used in this project.
Treatment Strategies for Women with Coronary Artery Disease (PPT, 4.5 MB)
Treatment To Prevent Fractures in Men and Women With Low Bone Density or Osteoporosis: An Update (PPT, 4.5 MB)
Second-Generation Antidepressants in the Pharmacologic Treatment of Adult Depression: An Update of the 2007 Comparative Effectiveness Review (PPT, 4.9 MB)
Premixed Insulin Analogues: A Comparison With Other Treatments for Type 2 Diabetes (PPT, 8.2 MB)
Comparing Medications for Adults With Type 2 Diabetes (PPT, 2.4 MB)
ACEIs, ARBs, or DRI for Adults With Hypertension (PPT, 1.5 MB)

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