Data extraction and synthesis

the steps following study selection in a systematic review

Zachary Munn*, Catalin Tufanaru, Edoardo Aromataris

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

This article is the fifth in a series on the systematic review from the Joanna Briggs Institute, an international collaborative supporting evidence-based practice in nursing, medicine, and allied health fields. The purpose of the series is to describe how to conduct a systematic review-one step at a time. This article details the data extraction and data synthesis stages, with an emphasis on conducting a meta-analysis of quantitative data.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)49-54
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Journal of Nursing
Volume114
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2014
Externally publishedYes

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