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Systematic Reviews: Creating Systematic Reviews

This guide will provide an introduction to systematic reviews. Learn what a systematic review is, where to find them, and some tips for creating a review

Creating Systematic Reviews

 If you are interested in conducting a systematic review for your research question or topic, here are some helpful resources to get you started.

Useful Article

A useful article to identify guidelines and checklists for systematic reviews.

Lockwood, C., and Oh, E. G. (2017) Systematic reviews: Guidelines, tools and checklists for authors. Nursing & Health Sciences, 19: 273–277. doi: 10.1111/nhs.12353.


Systematic Review Filters

The InterTASC Information Specialists' Sub-Group Search Filter Resource

The InterTASC Information Specialists' Sub-Group (ISSG) supports the provision of technology assessments to the UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).  The ISSG's Search Filter Resource is a collection of methodological search  filters designed to retrieve studies by type or focus . The ISSG SFR aims to provide easy access to published and unpublished search filters designed to find studies with specific methods. It is updated monthly by the editorial team.

PRISMA Systematic review checklist, and standards

PRISMA Guidelines, Checklists and Systematic Review Flowchart

PRISMA is a useful resource to provide some standard guidelines, checklists and a useful flowchart for creating systematic reviews and meta-analyses.