The author of the target article has the final say in the form of rebuttal, summary remarks and comments. The ideal way to synthesize studies is to perform a meta-analysis. Look for pertinent guidelines on the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of the disorder being discussed.
Ideas and insights also come from discussions with coauthors and colleagues, as well as feedback from reviewers and editors.
Lists available topics and describes the supporting body of evidence to date e. The intent is to produce a quick, narrative, descriptive account of the scope of current literature addressing a key research question.
Murlow evaluated 50 review articles published inandand revealed that none of them had complied with clear-cut scientific criteria. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC.
Open peer commentary. Preventive Services Task Force.
Study characteristics 18 For each study, present characteristics for which data were extracted such as study size, PICOS, follow-up period and provide the citation. It will be reasonable to fulfill the requirements of these items during preparation of a review article or a meta-analysis.
For example, an article on prostate cancer might focus on PSA screening; an article on asthma might discuss the efficacy of allergy shots. Firstly, we can be prejudiced during selection of research articles or these articles might be biased.