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Systematic and systematic-like review toolkit

Toolkit of resources to support researchers in the development of systematic and systematic-like reviews


Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2017, Evidence analysis manual, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, retrieved 24 August 2017, <>.

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Aveyard, Ha 2014, Doing a literature review in health and social care : a practical guide, 3rd edn, Open University Press, Maidenhead

Baskerville, NB, Dash, D, Shuh, A, Wong, K, Abramowicz, A, Yessis, J & Kennedy, RD 2017, 'Tobacco use cessation interventions for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer youth and young adults: A scoping review', Preventive Medicine Reports, vol. 6, pp. 53-62.

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Boland, A, Cherry, MG & Dickson, R 2014, Doing a systematic review : a student's guide, Sage, London

Booth, A 2015, EVIDENT Guidance for Reviewing the Evidence: a compendium of methodological literature and websites, University of Sheffield, Sheffield.

Booth, Aa, Sutton, A & Papaioannou, D 2016, Systematic approaches to a successful literature review, 2nd edn, Sage, Los Angeles.

Borah, R, Brown, AW, Capers, PL & Kaiser, KA 2017, 'Analysis of the time and workers needed to conduct systematic reviews of medical interventions using data from the PROSPERO registry', BMJ Open, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. e012545-e.

Brown, J, Michie, S, Geraghty, AWA, Yardley, L, Gardner, B, Shahab, L, Stapleton, JA & West, R 2014, 'Internet-based intervention for smoking cessation (StopAdvisor) in people with low and high socioeconomic status: a randomised controlled trial', The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, no. 12, p. 997.

Cass, SJ, Ball, LE & Leveritt, MD 2016, 'Passive interventions in primary healthcare waiting rooms are effective in promoting healthy lifestyle behaviours: an integrative review', Australian Journal Of Primary Health, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 198-210.

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Crawford, C, Boyd, C, Jonas, W, Jain, S & Khorsan, R 2015, 'Rapid Evidence Assessment of the Literature (REAL©): Streamlining the systematic review process and creating utility for evidence-based health care', BMC Research Notes, vol. 8, no. 1.

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Gilbert, R, Salanti, G, Harden, M & See, S 2005, 'Infant sleeping position and the sudden infant death syndrome: systematic review of observational studies and historical review of recommendations from 1940 to 2002', International Journal of Epidemiology, vol. 34, no. 4, p. 874.

Grant, MJ & Booth, A 2009, 'A typology of reviews: an analysis of 14 review types and associated methodologies', Health Information And Libraries Journal, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 91-108.

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Ledgerwood, DM & Yskes, R 2016, 'Smoking Cessation for People Living With HIV/AIDS: A Literature Review and Synthesis', Nicotine & Tobacco Research, vol. 18, no. 12, pp. 2177-84.

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Maglione, MA, Maher, AR, Ewing, B, Colaiaco, B, Newberry, S, Kandrack, R, Shanman, RM, Sorbero, ME & Hempel, S 2017, 'Efficacy of mindfulness meditation for smoking cessation: A systematic review and meta-analysis', Addictive Behaviors, vol. 69, pp. 27-34.

Micah, D & Peters, J 2017, 'Managing and Coding References for Systematic Reviews and Scoping Reviews in EndNote', Medical Reference Services Quarterly, vol. 36, no. 1, pp. 19-31.

Munn, Z., Peters, M. D. J., Stern, C., Tufanaru, C., McArthur, A., & Aromataris, E. J. (2018). Systematic review or scoping review? Guidance for authors when choosing between a systematic or scoping review approachBMC Medical Research Methodology, vol. 18, no. 1, doi: 10.1186/s12874-018-0611-x

Ramsey, I, Corsini, N, Peters, MDJ & Eckert, M 2017, 'A rapid review of consumer health information needs and preferences', Patient Education and Counseling.

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