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Systematic reviews in the social sciences : a practical guide / Mark Petticrew and Helen Roberts

By: Petticrew, Mark.
Contributor(s): Roberts, Helen, 1949.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2006Description: xv, 336 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: ; ; 978-1-4051-2110-1; .Subject(s): Social sciences -- Research -- Methodology | Social sciences -- Statistical methodsDDC classification: 300/.72/3 Other classification: 70.00 Online resources: Table of contents | Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
Contents:
Foreword / William R. Shadish -- Why do we need systematic reviews? -- Starting the review : refining the question and defining the boundaries -- What sorts of studies do I include in the review? : deciding on the review's inclusion/exclusion criteria -- How to find the studies : the literature search -- How to appraise the studies : an introduction to assessing study quality -- Synthesizing the evidence -- Exploring heterogeneity and publication bias -- Disseminating the review -- Systematic reviews : urban myths and fairy tales -- Appendix 1: The review process (and some questions to ask before starting a review) -- Appendix 2: Moose guidelines -- Appendix 3: Example of a flow diagram from a systematic review -- Appendix 4: Example data extraction form -- Appendix 5: Variations in the quality of systematic reviews.
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Books Books Library, Collection of Education
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Non-fiction H 62 .P457 2006 (Browse shelf) 2-4 Available 6357

Includes bibliographical references (p. [298]-323) and index.

Foreword / William R. Shadish -- Why do we need systematic reviews? -- Starting the review : refining the question and defining the boundaries -- What sorts of studies do I include in the review? : deciding on the review's inclusion/exclusion criteria -- How to find the studies : the literature search -- How to appraise the studies : an introduction to assessing study quality -- Synthesizing the evidence -- Exploring heterogeneity and publication bias -- Disseminating the review -- Systematic reviews : urban myths and fairy tales -- Appendix 1: The review process (and some questions to ask before starting a review) -- Appendix 2: Moose guidelines -- Appendix 3: Example of a flow diagram from a systematic review -- Appendix 4: Example data extraction form -- Appendix 5: Variations in the quality of systematic reviews.

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