Learning how to undertake a systematic review: part 1
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Learning how to undertake a systematic review: part 1

Josette Bettany-Saltikov Senior lecturer in research methods, School of Health and Social Care, University of Teesside, Middlesbrough

This article, the first of two, provides an overview of the processes involved in writing a systematic review. The article describes the differences between a systematic and a literature review, how to write an answerable review question and how to prepare the background for the review. The second of the two articles will focus on search strategy and the presentation of data.

Nursing Standard. 24, 50,47-55. doi: 10.7748/ns2010.08.24.50.47.c7939

Correspondence

j.b.saltikov@tees.ac.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review