Authoritative, clear, concise, and practical, this book continues to be an essential text for all medical, surgical and health professionals who want to have an easily accessible, quick reference to systematically reviewing the literature.
This book provides a clear and thorough introduction to meta-analysis, the process of synthesizing data from a series of separate studies. Meta-analysis has become a critically important tool in fields as diverse as medicine, pharmacology, epidemiology, education, psychology, business, and ecology.
Systematic review webcast
Please find a link below to a webcast created by Dr. Edoardo Aromataris from the Joanna Briggs Institute.
The Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions contains methodological guidance for the preparation and maintenance of Cochrane intervention reviews. Written in a clear and accessible format, it is the essential manual for all those preparing, maintaining and reading Cochrane reviews.
The JBI Reviewers’ Manual is designed to provide authors with a comprehensive guide to conducting JBI systematic reviews. It describes in detail the process of planning, undertaking and writing up a systematic review of qualitative, quantitative, economic, text and opinion based evidence.
Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) systematic reviews are designed to close the gap between research and practice; however single method reviews are frequently too narrow to develop actionable findings in terms of policy and practice. Mixed methods reviews address this issue and have the potential to produce systematic reviews of direct relevance to policy makers and practitioners.
Explains reasons for doing a scoping review. These include the mapping of key concepts underpinning a research area as well as clarifying working definitions, and/or the conceptual boundaries of a topic.