How To Do A Systematic Literature Review In Nursing: A Step-By-Step Guide: A Step-By-Step Guide

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), May 1, 2012 - Medical - 173 pages
A step-by-step guide to doing a literature review in nursing, or related healthcare professions, that takes you through every step of the process from start to finish.
 

Contents

Introduction
1
1 What is a systematic review?
5
2 Asking an answerable and focused review question
13
3 Writing the plan and background to your review
31
4 Specifying your objectives and inclusion and exclusion criteria
50
5 Conducting a comprehensive and systematic literature search
66
6 Working with your primary papers
84
7 Synthesizing summarizing and presenting your findings
107
8 Writing up your discussion and completing your review
127
9 Sharing disseminating and using systematic reviews to inform and improve nursing practice
141
References
161
Index
167
Adverts
174
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Josette Bettany-Saltikov is Senior Lecturer at Teesside University, UK. She has taught research methods to nursing students and other allied health care professional students for nearly 20 years. She has also participated in two Cochrane reviews and is widely published in journals and publications including the Nursing Standard.

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