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Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis: Tips for Getting Started: Searching for Studies: Hand Searching

This quick guide is a brief outline of steps to follow when creating a systematic review or a meta-analysis.

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Searching for Studies: Hand Searching

Hand search for more articles in:

  • journals that are not included in the electronic databases  
  • conference proceedings
  • references in textbooks

NOTE:  Keep or obtain a copy or record of the search methods used and resources perused when hand searching.  This information is reported in published systematic reviews.

4. Sambunjak, D., & Franic, M.  (2012).  Steps in the undertaking of a systematic review in orthopaedic surgery.  International Orthopaedics, 36(3), 477-84.

 

 

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