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Evidence Based Medicine Guide: Synopses of Syntheses

Information about and resources for evidence based medicine

Synopses of Syntheses

Comprehensive summaries of all the research related to focused clinical questions.  These are often found in evidence-based abstraction journals.  Advantages are that a convenient summary of the corresponding synthesis is included and it often addresses the methodological quality of the synthesis and the clinical applicability of the findings.  A limitation is the extended timeline between publication of the original study and the synopsis.

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