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All health researchers should begin their training by preparing at least one systematic review

Abstract:

One of the founding principles of evidence-based medicine is to use the best available evidence to inform decisions made by patients and clinicians. Systematic reviews have made significant contributions to the pool of best available evidence by systematically gathering, appraising and summarising evidence to answer a given healthcare question. Indeed, the current UK Chief Medical Officer, Dame Sally Davies, has emphasised that ‘by removing uncertainties in science and research, systematic re...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1177/0141076816643954

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine Journal website
Volume:
109
Issue:
7
Pages:
264-268
Publication date:
2016-04-26
Acceptance date:
2016-03-21
DOI:
EISSN:
1758-1095
ISSN:
0141-0768
Pubs id:
pubs:635105
URN:
uri:e0740f22-32c4-4f1a-a27c-34dd8dfda6cd
UUID:
uuid:e0740f22-32c4-4f1a-a27c-34dd8dfda6cd
Local pid:
pubs:635105
Paper number:
7

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