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An introduction to systematic reviews / David Gough, Sandy Oliver, James Thomas.

By: Gough, David (David A.), author.
Contributor(s): Oliver, Sandy,, 1955- author. | Thomas, James,, 1983- author.
Call number: Q180.A1 G72 2017 Material type: TextTextPublisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2017Edition: 2nd edition.Description: xvi, 331 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781473929425 (hbk.) ; 9781473929432 (pbk.)Subject(s): Research -- Methodology | Social sciences -- Research -- Methodology | Social sciences -- Research -- Evaluation
Contents:
Introducing systematic reviews / David Gough, Sandy Oliver and James Thomas -- Stakeholder perspectives and participation in reviews / Rebecca Rees and Sandy Oliver -- Commonality and diversity in reviews / David Gough and James Thomas -- Getting started with a review /Sandy Oliver, Kelly Dickson, Mukdarut Bangpan, and Mark Newman -- Finding relevant studies / Ginny Brunton, Claire Stansfield, Jenny Caird, and James Thomas -- Describing and analysing studies / Katy Sutcliffe, Sandy Oliver and Michelle Richardson -- Tools and technologies for information management / Jeff Brunton, James Thomas, and Sergio Graziosi -- Synthesis methods for combining and configuring textual or mixed methods data / James Thomas, Alison O'Mara-Eves, Angela Harden, and Mark Newman -- Synthesis 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 Harden -- Using research findings / David Gough, Ruth Stewart and Janice Tripney.
Summary: "Focused on actively using systematic review as method, An introduction to systematic reviews provides clear, step-by-step advice on the logic and processes of systematic reviewing. Stressing the importance of precision and accuracy, this practical text carefully balances a need for insightful theory with real-world pragmatism. The second edition features a new chapter on statistical synthesis and 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"-- Back cover.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-322) and index.

Introducing systematic reviews / David Gough, Sandy Oliver and James Thomas -- Stakeholder perspectives and participation in reviews / Rebecca Rees and Sandy Oliver -- Commonality and diversity in reviews / David Gough and James Thomas -- Getting started with a review /Sandy Oliver, Kelly Dickson, Mukdarut Bangpan, and Mark Newman -- Finding relevant studies / Ginny Brunton, Claire Stansfield, Jenny Caird, and James Thomas -- Describing and analysing studies / Katy Sutcliffe, Sandy Oliver and Michelle Richardson -- Tools and technologies for information management / Jeff Brunton, James Thomas, and Sergio Graziosi -- Synthesis methods for combining and configuring textual or mixed methods data / James Thomas, Alison O'Mara-Eves, Angela Harden, and Mark Newman -- Synthesis 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 Harden -- Using research findings / David Gough, Ruth Stewart and Janice Tripney.

"Focused on actively using systematic review as method, An introduction to systematic reviews provides clear, step-by-step advice on the logic and processes of systematic reviewing. Stressing the importance of precision and accuracy, this practical text carefully balances a need for insightful theory with real-world pragmatism. The second edition features a new chapter on statistical synthesis and 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"-- Back cover.

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