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Author Petticrew, Mark.

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

Published Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2006.


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Physical description xv, 336 pages : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [298]-323) and index.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author Roberts, Helen, 1949-
ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Social sciences -- Research -- Methodology.
Social sciences -- Statistical methods.
Electronic books.
ISBN 1405121106 hardcover : cover alkaline paper
1405121114 paperback alkaline paper