Chapter 1. Overview of Methods

  1. Christine Webb1 and
  2. Brenda Roe2
  1. Mike Clarke

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692127.ch1

Reviewing Research Evidence for Nursing Practice: Systematic Reviews

Reviewing Research Evidence for Nursing Practice: Systematic Reviews

How to Cite

Clarke, M. (2007) Overview of Methods, in Reviewing Research Evidence for Nursing Practice: Systematic Reviews (eds C. Webb and B. Roe), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692127.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Health Studies, Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Plymouth, UK

  2. 2

    Professor of Health Sciences, Institute of Health Research, Faculty of Health and Applied, Social Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405144230

Online ISBN: 9780470692127

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • health care;
  • statistical methods;
  • cochrane collaboration;
  • randomised trails;
  • patient data

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background

  • Question Formulation and Study Identification for a Systematic Review

  • Appraising Studies for Inclusion in a Systematic Review

  • Collection of Data

  • Statistical Analysis

  • Updating Systematic Reviews

  • Appraising and Using Systematic Reviews

  • Conclusion

  • References