Chapter 17. Reflections on the Past, Present and Future of Systematic Reviews

  1. Christine Webb1 and
  2. Brenda Roe2
  1. Christine Webb and
  2. Brenda Roe

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692127.ch17

Reviewing Research Evidence for Nursing Practice: Systematic Reviews

Reviewing Research Evidence for Nursing Practice: Systematic Reviews

How to Cite

Webb, C. and Roe, B. (2007) Reflections on the Past, Present and Future of Systematic Reviews, in Reviewing Research Evidence for Nursing Practice: Systematic Reviews (eds C. Webb and B. Roe), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692127.ch17

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 service;
  • health development;
  • cochrane;
  • clinical practices;
  • operational definitions

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Why Conduct Systematic Reviews?

  • The Systematic Review Process

  • Searching for Evidence

  • Quality Assessment of Included Studies

  • Using Systematic Reviews

  • References