Learning how to undertake a systematic review: part 2
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Learning how to undertake a systematic review: part 2

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

This article, the second in a two-part series, continues to describe the stages involved in conducting a systematic review. The article discusses how to select and appraise studies for inclusion in the review, and how to extract, synthesise and present the findings. A summary of the key points for writing the results and discussion sections of a report of a systematic review is also presented.

Nursing Standard. 24, 51,47-56. doi: 10.7748/ns2010.08.24.51.47.c7943

Correspondence

j.b.saltikov@tees.ac.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review