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Evidence Synthesis


This guide contains information on Evidence Synthesis projects such as Systematic Reviews, Scoping Reviews, Rapid Reviews, Narrative Reviews, Meta-analysis, and other review types.


Explore the different types of review methodologies and use the decision tree to help you determine which type is best for your purposes.

What is Evidence Synthesis?

According to Cochrane, "Evidence synthesis, also sometimes called “systematic reviews”, is a way of combining information from multiple studies that have investigated the same thing, to come to an overall understanding of what they found. This helps determine how effective a certain treatment or drug is, or how people have experienced a particular health condition or treatment." Watch the video below and click to learn more.

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