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An introduction to systematic reviews, [edited by] David Gough, Sandy Oliver, James Thomas, (electronic book)

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An introduction to systematic reviews
Title
An introduction to systematic reviews
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] David Gough, Sandy Oliver, James Thomas
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This timely, engaging book provides an overview of the nature, logic, diversity and process of undertaking systematic reviews as part of evidence informed decision making.   A focused, accessible and technically up-to-date book, it covers the full breadth of approaches to reviews from statistical meta analysis to meta ethnography. It is ideal for anyone undertaking their own systematic review - providing all the necessary conceptual and technical background needed to make a good start on the process.   The content is divided into five clear sections:   Approaches to reviewing Getting started Gathering and describing research Appraising and synthesising data Making use of reviews/models of research use.   Easy to read and logically structured, this book is essential reading for anyone doing systematic reviews.   David Gough is Professor of Evidence Informed Policy and Practice and Director of SSRU and its EPPI-Centre and Co-Editor of the journal Evidence & Policy. Sandy Oliver is Professor of Public Policy and Deputy Director of SSRU and its EPPI-Centre. James Thomas is Reader in Social Policy, Assistant Director of SSRU and Associate Direcctor of the EPPI-Centre
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AU-PeEL
Dewey number
001.42
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1955-
  • 1983-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gough, David A
  • Oliver, Sandy
  • Thomas, James
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  • Systematic reviews (Medical research)
  • Social sciences
  • Meta-analysis
  • Decision making
Label
An introduction to systematic reviews, [edited by] David Gough, Sandy Oliver, James Thomas, (electronic book)
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Publication
Contents
COVER -- Contents -- Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- About the authors -- Contributors -- 1 Introducing systematic reviews -- 2 Stakeholder perspectives and participation in reviews -- 3 Commonality and diversity in reviews -- 4 Getting started with a review -- 5 Information management in reviews -- 6 Finding relevant studies -- 7 Describing and analysing studies -- 8 Quality and relevance appraisal -- 9 Synthesis: Combining results systematically and appropriately -- 10 Making a difference with systematic reviews -- 11 Moving forward -- Glossary -- References -- Index
Control code
PURCH EBC880844
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (305 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781849201803
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
An introduction to systematic reviews, [edited by] David Gough, Sandy Oliver, James Thomas, (electronic book)
Publication
Contents
COVER -- Contents -- Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- About the authors -- Contributors -- 1 Introducing systematic reviews -- 2 Stakeholder perspectives and participation in reviews -- 3 Commonality and diversity in reviews -- 4 Getting started with a review -- 5 Information management in reviews -- 6 Finding relevant studies -- 7 Describing and analysing studies -- 8 Quality and relevance appraisal -- 9 Synthesis: Combining results systematically and appropriately -- 10 Making a difference with systematic reviews -- 11 Moving forward -- Glossary -- References -- Index
Control code
PURCH EBC880844
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (305 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781849201803
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Specific material designation
remote

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