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  1. These are just a few suggestions of readings that are appropriate for familiarising yourself with the process of conducting a Systematic Review or similar piece of research. This is not a totally comprehensive or exhaustive list

  2. Books 23 items
    1. An introduction to systematic reviews - David Gough, Sandy Oliver, James Thomas 2016

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    2. Doing a systematic review: a student's guide 2014

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    3. Systematic reviews: CRD's guidance for undertaking reviews in health care - University of York 2009, c2008

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    4. Systematic approaches to a successful literature review - Booth, Andrew, Papaioannou, Diana, Sutton, Anthea 2012

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    5. Systematic reviews to answer health care questions - Heidi D. Nelson 2014

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    6. Systematic reviews to support evidence-based medicine - Royal Society of Medicine (Great Britain) 2010

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    7. Research synthesis and meta-analysis - Harris M. Cooper 2016

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    8. Systematic Reviews in Health Care: Meta-Analysis in Context - Egger, Matthias, Smith, George Davey, Altman, Douglas 2008 (electronic resource)

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    9. Systematic reviews in practice - Cindy C. Crawford, Courtney C. Boyd, Wayne B. Jonas, Samueli Institute 2015

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    10. Seven steps to a comprehensive literature review: a multimodal and cultural approach - Anthony J. Onwuegbuzie, Rebecca Frels 2016

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    11. How to read a paper: the basics of evidence-based medicine - Trisha Greenhalgh 2010

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    12. How To Do A Systematic Literature Review In Nursing: a Step-By-Step Guide - Josette Bettany-Saltikov 2012 (electronic resource)

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    13. Cochrane handbook for systematic reviews of interventions - Julian P. T Higgins, Sally Green 2008

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    14. Doing your literature review: traditional and systematic techniques - Jesson, Jill K., Matheson, Lydia, Lacey, Fiona M. c2011

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    15. Systematic reviews in the social sciences: a practical guide - Petticrew, Mark, Roberts, Helen c2006

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    16. A beginner's guide to critical thinking and writing in health and social care - Aveyard, Helen, Sharp, Pam, Woolliams, Mary 2011

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    17. Completing a qualitative project: details and dialogue - Morse, Janice M. 1997

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    18. McGraw-Hill's concise guide to writing research papers - Carol Ellison 2010

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  3. Journals 1 item
  4. Journal Articles 21 items
    1. Methodology in conducting a systematic review of systematic reviews of healthcare interventions - Valerie Smith, Declan Devane, Cecily M Begley, Mike Clarke 2011

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    2. Systematic reviews 2012- (electronic resource)

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    3. Conducting Systematic Evidence Reviews: Core Concepts and Lessons Learned - Pat A. Brown, Mark K. Harniss, Katherine G. Schomer, Melanie Feinberg 2012-8

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  5. Web Resources 12 items
    1. What is... ? A Systematic Review - Hemingway, Pippa, Brereton, Nic April 2009

      Webpage  Part of a series of What Is? resources

    2. What is... ? Evidence-Based Medicine - Belsey, Jonathan May 2009

      Webpage  Part of a series of What Is? resources

    3. What is... ? Critical Appraisal - Burls, Amanda February 2009

      Webpage  Part of a series of What Is? resources

    4. What is... ? Meta-Analysis - Crombie, Iain K, Davies, Huw T April 2009

      Webpage  Part of a series of What Is? resources

    5. What is...? Sensitivity Analysis? - Taylor, Matthew April 2009

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    6. Finding studies for systematic reviews: a resource list for researchers - Information Service Centre for Reviews and Dissemination University of York

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    7. Beyond the evidence of guidelines - Wollersheim, H 2009

      Article  PDF Article freely available on the internet - last accessed February 2014

    8. School for Health And Related Research (ScHARR) Introduction To Systematic Reviews - Critical Reviews Advisory Group (CRAG) December 1996

      Document  PDF Article freely available on the internet - last accessed February 2014

    9. Randomised Controlled Trials - Powerpoint presentation by Graeme MacLennan, University of Aberdeen

      Webpage  50 Powerpoint slides outlining types of RCTS. Also gives definitions of terminology. Last accessed March 2014