The Thought Broadcast

An Interview with Malcolm Forbes: "Systematic Reviews for Scholarly Success"

September 14, 2021 RANZCP
The Thought Broadcast
An Interview with Malcolm Forbes: "Systematic Reviews for Scholarly Success"
Show Notes

In this episode, guest Dr Malcolm Forbes tells the story of his scholarly project on neuroimaging in first episode psychosis (1, 2) and provides a how to guide on the systematic review process (3). With its origins in his former life as a general medical registrar, Malcolm’s project challenged conventional wisdom and shows trainees that their work can have global significance. Malcolm is joined by a full complement of Associate Trainee Editors in Michael Weightman and Bryan Bui, along with Trainee Editor Oliver Robertson and Deputy Editor Andrew Amos.

1. Forbes M, Stefler D, Velakoulis D, et al. The clinical utility of structural neuroimaging in first-episode psychosis: a systematic review. Aust N Z J Psychiatry 2019; 53(11):1093–1104. DOI: 10.1177/0004867419848035

2. Forbes M, Somasundaram A, et al. When should we image our patients? Appropriate use of imaging in inpatient psychiatry. Australasian Psychiatry 202; 29(3):286-288. DOI: 10.1177/1039856220934313

3. Kisely S, Siskind D. Undertaking a systematic review and meta-analysis for a scholarly project: an updated practical guide Australasian Psychiatry 2020; 28(1):106-111. DOI: 10.1177/1039856219875063

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