Climate for evidence-informed health systems: a profile of systematic review
production in 41 low- and middle-income countries, 1996-2008.
Dissemination of the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews
and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) checklist, a guide for reporting systematic reviews
, has been associated with improvements in reporting completeness and higher review quality.
"Using systematic review
methods is associated with a reduced probability of screening being recommended," the authors write.
Aspirin in primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer: a systematic review
of the balance of evidence from reviews of randomized trials.
Altman, "Preferred reporting items for systematic reviews
and meta-analyses: The PRISMA statement," The PRISMA statement.
Magee, "Scales to assess the quality of randomized controlled trials: a systematic review
," Physical Therapy, vol.
"This year, 29 participants from around the world and 10 faculty members from WHO, Cochrane and Cornell University, are working on systematic reviews
that will provide evidence on important questions about the role of nutrition in health, many of which will be used in WHO guidelines on nutrition," said Patricia Cassano, professor and associate director of DNS, and director of the summer institute.
An analyst could turn to a recent systematic review
and meta-analysis (Free et al.
Nevertheless, expert consensus statements can be developed by incorporating findings from rigorous systematic reviews
of available evidence using the same transparent and explicit methods as those for clinical practice guidelines.
In the case of precarious employment, a new, high-quality systematic review
would be helpful to overcome the limitations of the three low-quality systematic reviews
already conducted (7, 17, 23).
In 2017, Mazidi, et al, published a systematic review
and meta-analysis of 20 randomized controlled trials which indicated a that there was a significant reduction in serum CRP following probiotic administration.
We collected citations for articles that were independently identified as methodologically focused from PubMed using the PubMed Systematic Review
Methods subset in the summer of 2017.