Systematic reviews: what do they involve?

K Bannigan, J Droogan, V Entwistle

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Systematic reviews are a source of evidence to guide practice and identify the need for future research. This article gives an outline of the methods involved in conducting systematic reviews, including the identification of a review topic, searching literature, selecting studies to be reviewed and synthesising study findings.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)52-53
Number of pages2
JournalNurs Times
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 1997


  • research
  • systematic reviews
  • synthesizing reviews
  • review topics
  • literature searches


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