Research Synthesis Methods

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Volume 9 Issue 4 (December 2018)


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  • Pub Online: Dec 07, 2018
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1265 (p 505-505)


Innovation in information retrieval methods for evidence synthesis studies

  • Author: Suzy Paisley, Margaret J. Foster
  • Pub Online: Nov 12, 2018
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1322 (p 506-509)

Special Issue Papers

Evaluation of a new method for librarian‐mediated literature searches for systematic reviews

  • Author: Wichor M. Bramer, Melissa L. Rethlefsen, Frans Mast, Jos Kleijnen
  • Pub Online: Nov 28, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1279 (p 510-520)

The impact of the peer review of literature search strategies in support of rapid review reports

  • Author: Carolyn Spry, Monika Mierzwinski‐Urban
  • Pub Online: Nov 23, 2018
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1330 (p 521-526)

Information retrieval for systematic reviews in food and feed topics: A narrative review

  • Author: Hannah Wood, Annette O'Connor, Jan Sargeant, Julie Glanville
  • Pub Online: Feb 07, 2018
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1289 (p 527-539)

Systematic reviews and tech mining: A methodological comparison with case study

  • Author: Patricia F. Anderson, Carol Shannon, Skye Bickett, Joanne Doucette, Pamela Herring, Andrea Kepsel, Tierney Lyons, Scott McLachlan, Lin Wu
  • Pub Online: Sep 21, 2018
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1318 (p 540-550)

Searching for trial protocols: A comparison of methods

  • Author: Anthea Sutton, Maria Carmen Galvan De La Cruz, Joanna Leaviss, Andrew Booth
  • Pub Online: Nov 22, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1281 (p 551-560)

Challenges of identifying unpublished data from clinical trials: Getting the best out of clinical trials registers and other novel sources

  • Author: Jaana Isojarvi, Hannah Wood, Carol Lefebvre, Julie Glanville
  • Pub Online: Feb 21, 2018
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1294 (p 561-578)

Locating qualitative studies in dementia on MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, and PsycINFO: A comparison of search strategies

  • Author: Morwenna Rogers, Alison Bethel, Rebecca Abbott
  • Pub Online: Nov 27, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1280 (p 579-586)

Discriminating between empirical studies and nonempirical works using automated text classification

  • Author: Alexis Langlois, Jian‐Yun Nie, James Thomas, Quan Nha Hong, Pierre Pluye
  • Pub Online: Aug 29, 2018
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1317 (p 587-601)

Machine learning for identifying Randomized Controlled Trials: An evaluation and practitioner's guide

  • Author: Iain J. Marshall, Anna Noel‐Storr, Joël Kuiper, James Thomas, Byron C. Wallace
  • Pub Online: Feb 07, 2018
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1287 (p 602-614)


State of the art, state of the science?

  • Author: Andrew Booth
  • Pub Online: Nov 14, 2018
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1324 (p 615-618)

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