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Introduction to Systematic Reviews, An
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INTRODUCTION TO SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS, AN

PAPERBACK BY GOUGH, DAVID; OLIVER, SANDY; THOMAS, JAMES

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ISBN
9781473929432
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EDITION
2ND REVISED EDITION
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SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD
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PAPERBACK
PAGES
352 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
28 MAR 2017

DESCRIPTION

Focused on actively using systematic review as method, this book provides clear, step-by-step advice on the logic and processes of systematic reviewing. Stressing the importance of precision and accuracy, this new edition carefully balances a need for insightful theory with real-world pragmatism; it introduces a wide range of cutting-edge approaches to research synthesis including text mining, living reviews and new ideas in mixed methods reviews such as qualitative comparative analysis. The book also includes: A new chapter on statistical synthesis Coverage of computer-assisted methods and relevant software Expanded sections on data extraction and management A guide to working with many different types of data including longitudinal and panel. Packed with examples from across the social sciences, this book helps students and researchers alike in turning systematic reviews into recommendations for policy and practice.

CONTENTS

Introducing systematic reviews - David Gough, Sandy Oliver and James ThomasStakeholder perspectives and participation in reviews - Rebecca Rees and Sandy OliverCommonality and diversity in reviews - David Gough and James ThomasGetting started with a review - Sandy Oliver, Kelly Dickson, Mukdarut Bangpan, and Mark NewmanFinding relevant studies - Ginny Brunton, Claire Stansfield, Jenny Caird, and James ThomasDescribing and analysing studies - Katy Sutcliffe, Sandy Oliver and Michelle RichardsonTools and technologies for information management - Jeff Brunton, James Thomas, and Sergio GraziosiSynthesis methods for combining and configuring textual or mixed methods data - James Thomas, Alison O'Mara-Eves, Angela Harden, and Mark NewmanSynthesis methods for combining and configuring quantitative data - James Thomas, Alison O'Mara-Eves, Dylan Kneale and Ian Shemilt Developing justifiable evidence claims - Kristin Liabo, David Gough and Angela HardenUsing research findings - David Gough, Ruth Stewart and Janice Tripney