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Gerstein Science Information Centre

Knowledge syntheses: Systematic & Scoping Reviews, and other review types

All Reviews

  • Morton, S. C., Murad, M. H., O’Connor, E., Lee, C. S., Booth, M., Vandermeer, B. W., Snowden, J. M., D’Anci, K. E., Fu, R., Gartlehner, G., Wang, Z., & Steele, D. W. (2008). Quantitative Synthesis—An Update. In Methods Guide for Effectiveness and Comparative Effectiveness Reviews. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US).

  • Petitti, D. B. (1999). Meta-Analysis, Decision Analysis, and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis: Methods for Quantitative Synthesis in Medicine. Oxford University Press. 15(14), 1601-1602.<1601::AID-SIM329>3.0.CO;2-3

Systematic Reviews

  • Higgins, J. P. T., López-López, J. A., Becker, B. J., Davies, S. R., Dawson, S., Grimshaw, J. M., McGuinness, L. A., Moore, T. H. M., Rehfuess, E. A., Thomas, J., & Caldwell, D. M. (2019). Synthesising quantitative evidence in systematic reviews of complex health interventions. BMJ Global Health, 4(Suppl 1), e000858.

  • Lau, J., Ioannidis, J. P., & Schmid, C. H. (1997). Quantitative synthesis in systematic reviews. Annals of Internal Medicine, 127(9), 820–826.