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Guidelines for Systematic & Advanced Reviews in the Health Sciences

Scoping Reviews

Additional Review Types

There are many instances where your research topic may not be best suited to performing a systematic review. You may not have the time, money, or team resources to perform one. Perhaps your question has not been well studied and you do not have a critical mass of studies to pool in a systematic review.  There are other, just as valid, review methodologies you can write instead.

Rapid Reviews

Realist & Integrative Reviews

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