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Difference between narrative and systematic reviews:

Quality of Systematic Reviews

Delgado-Rodríguez, M., & Sillero-Arenas, M. (2018). Systematic review and meta-analysis. Medicina intensiva, 42(7), 444–453.

Siddaway AP, Wood AM, Hedges LV. How to Do a Systematic Review: A Best Practice Guide for Conducting and Reporting Narrative Reviews, Meta-Analyses, and Meta-Syntheses. Annu Rev Psychol. 2019 Jan 4;70:747-770. doi: 10.1146/annurev-psych-010418-102803. Epub 2018 Aug 8. PMID: 30089228.

Pollock, A., & Berge, E. (2018). How to do a systematic review. International journal of stroke : official journal of the International Stroke Society, 13(2), 138–156.

Robson, R. C., Pham, B., Hwee, J., Thomas, S. M., Rios, P., Page, M. J., & Tricco, A. C. (2019). Few studies exist examining methods for selecting studies, abstracting data, and appraising quality in a systematic review. Journal of clinical epidemiology, 106, 121–135.

Greyson D, Rafferty E, Slater L, et al. Systematic review searches must be systematic, comprehensive, and transparent: a critique of Perman et al. BMC Public Health. 2019;19(1):153. Published 2019 Feb 4. doi:10.1186/s12889-018-6275-y

Yaffe J, Montgomery P, Hopewell S, Shepard LD. Empty reviews: a description and consideration of Cochrane systematic reviews with no included studies. PLoS One. 2012;7(5):e36626. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0036626

Salvador-Oliván JA, Marco-Cuenca G, Arquero-Avilés R. Errors in search strategies used in systematic reviews and their effects on information retrieval. J Med Libr Assoc. 2019;107(2):210‐221. doi:10.5195/jmla.2019.567

Price M. Letter to Editor regarding flawed method in Nursing Outlook systematic review. Nurs Outlook. 2017;65(1):6‐7. doi:10.1016/j.outlook.2016.10.002

Ioannidis JP. The Mass Production of Redundant, Misleading, and Conflicted Systematic Reviews and Meta-analyses. Milbank Q. 2016;94(3):485‐514. doi:10.1111/1468-0009.12210

Fox ZE, Williams AM, Blasingame MN, et al. Why equating all evidence searches to systematic reviews defies their role in information seeking. J Med Libr Assoc. 2019;107(4):613‐617. doi:10.5195/jmla.2019.707


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