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Systematic reviews

Marjolein Gysels and Irene J. Higginson

in Research Methods in Palliative Care

Published in print June 2007 | ISBN: 9780198530251
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729980 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530251.003.0008
Systematic reviews

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This chapter introduces systematic reviews and provides a summary of systematic review methods. It highlights the reasons why a researcher should use a systematic review, as well as the instances when systematic reviews are not an ideal research method. It also discusses the different systematic review methods that can be used, such as data extraction and data synthesis.

Keywords: systematic reviews; systematic review methods; data exctraction; data synthesis

Chapter.  9107 words. 

Subjects: Palliative Medicine

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