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Evidence-Based Resources: Systematic Reviews

This guide gives detailed information on evidence-based medicine and resources.

Systematic Reviews

The application of strategies that limit bias in the assembly, critical appraisal, and synthesis of all relevant studies on a specific topic. Systematic reviews focus on peer-reviewed publications about a specific health problem and use rigorous, standardized methods for selecting and assessing articles. A systematic review differs from a meta-analysis in not including a quantitative summary of the results.

University of Oxford
Center for Evidence Based Medicine

EBM Pyramid