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Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis: Tips for Getting Started: References

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

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1. About Prospero.  (2015, January 7).  Retrieved January 28, 2015, from

2. Haase, S.  (2011).  Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 127(2), 955-966.  PMID: 21285802

3. Higgins, J.P., Altman, D.G., Juni, P., & et al.  (2011).  The Cochrane Collaboration's tool for assessing risk of bias in randomized trials.  British Medical Journal, 343 (d5928), 1-9.  PMID: 22008217

4. Sambunjak, D., & Franic, M.  (2012).  Steps in the undertaking of a systematic review in orthopaedic surgery.  International Orthopaedics, 36(3), 477-84.  PMID: 22198362

5. Selecting studies and collecting data.  (2008).  In J. Higgins & S. Green (Eds.),  Cochrane handbook for systematic reviews of interventions.  Chichester, England: Wiley-Blackwell

6. Presenting results and 'Summary of findings' tables.  (2008).  In J. Higgins & S. Green (Eds.), Cochrane handbook for systematic reviews of interventions.  Chichester, England: Wiley-Blackwell



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