Systematic Evidence Reviews to Answer Health Care Questions, 1st Edition

  • Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN-10: 1469885468
  • ISBN-13: 9781469885469
  • DDC: 610.72
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 240 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released March 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Systematic Evidence Reviews To Answer Health Care Questions is your most effective, A-to-Z guide to conducting thorough, comprehensive systematic reviews. By breaking down topics and essential steps, this volume teaches you how to form key questions, select evidence, and perform illuminating review not just in predictable circumstances, but when basic rules don't apply—honing your ability to think critically and solve problems. You'll learn how to define a review's purpose and scope, develop research questions, build a team, and even manage your project to maximize efficacy. If you're looking to refine your approach to systematic reviews, don't just catalog and collect; use this powerful text to evaluate, synthesize, and deliver results that will help shape the health care industry.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication Page.
Contributing Authors.
1: Systematic Reviews.
2: Defining the Topic and Scope and Developing Research Questions, Analytic Frameworks, and Protocols.
3: Building the Systematic Review Team, Engaging Stakeholders, And managing the Project.
4: Determining Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria for Studies.
5: Conducting Searches for Relevant Studies.
6: Selecting Studies for Inclusion.
7: Extracting Data from Studies and Constructing Evidence Tables.
8: Assessing Quality and Applicability of Studies.
9: Qualitative Analysis.
10: Quantitative Analysis.
11: Assessing and Rating the Strength of the Body of Evidence.
12: Preparing and Disseminating the Report.
Answers to Questions.