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Health Sciences Systematic Reviews

Guidance for conducting health sciences systematic reviews.

Appraisal

Steps for Appraisal

  1. Each included study is appraised/assessed for quality independently by at least two reviewers.
  2. Many SR teams also assess the strength of the entire body of evidence using the GRADE approach.

This page includes common quality assessment and risk of bias tools for different types of studies. You can find more examples in published systematic reviews and via a Google search.