FOCUS - Technical Brief Number 17: Appraising the Quality of Systematic Reviews

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Author: Ralf W. Schlosser, PhD

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• Published: 2007    • 8 pages   

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This FOCUS is part two of a three part series on systematic reviews. This issue describes critical considerations for appraising the quality of a systematic review including the protocol, question, sources, scope, selection principles, and data extraction. The author also describes tools for appraising systematic reviews.