Understanding review types: systematic reviews and meta-analyses

Understanding review types: systematic reviews and meta-analyses

A systematic review or meta-analysis is a study of studies. These reviews aim to collect all existing evidence to address a specific research question. The criteria used to select included evidence is pre-defined and responds precisely to the research question. Explicit methods to minimize bias and increase transparency are used to produce reliable synthesis of … Continue reading

Understanding review types

Understanding review types

Over the coming weeks the Health Sciences Libraries blog will feature a series of posts on review types commonly found in academic literature. In this series, Understanding review types, you’ll learn about: The different types of reviews How reviewers find literature to review for each review type How the information gathered for each review type is synthesized and described … Continue reading