2011 Workshop Materials

Basic skills in literature searching for HTA

The IRG conducted a workshop on “Basic skills in literature searching in HTA,” intended to provide an introduction to literature searching for beginners and a refresher for experienced practitioners.

Advances information retrieval methods to support HTA: regional databases, grey literature searching and identifying patients’ preferences

The IRG also ran an advanced workshop on information retrieval methods to identify regional resources, grey literature, and social views.

Workshop presentations

An introduction to HTA practice in Latin America: Part One; Part Two; Part Three; Part Four
Daniel Comande

Effective searching of LILACS and other BIREME resources for HTA and systematic reviews
Rosemeire Rocha Pinto

Grey matters! Identifying grey literature for HTAs and systematic reviews
Heyley Fitzsimmons

Bringing social views into HTA: how can we extract relevant information about patient and citizen preferences and patient experiences from databases and other web sources?
Jackie Street