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Pages: 112

Language: English

Publisher: Continuum (1 Dec. 2003)

By: Carole Torgerson(Author)

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Any piece of primary research ought to be preceded by a systematic review. The key advantage of a systematic review over the traditional narrative review is its ability to identify all the available eveidence in a systematic and replicable manner. This book will describe a) the key steps to undertaking a systematic review and b) the process of undertaking a meta-analysis. The book will include step-by-step examples of how to design data extraction forms, search strategies and combine in a meta-analysis.

Carole Torgerson is Reader in Evidence-based Education at the University of York, UK.

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  • By PROF M. COOPER on 16 May 2011

    I found this a very practical, clear and concise introduction to conducting a systematic review or a meta-analysis, that clearly sets out the steps involved and would be an excellent first text for anyone in the social sciences interested in this area of study. Downsides of the book are that it is a quite brief (just 90 pages or so of text), focuses solely on reviewing randomised controlled trials (RCTs) and is specifically orientated towards educational research - so a touch less relevant for those outside of this field. Overall, though, a very valuable introduction.

  • By caroline on 1 January 2011

    Prompt shipping of the book.the book has been very useful in aiding my research proposal.Sets things out in a simple and explanatory process.

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