Methodology in conducting a systematic review of systematic reviews of healthcare interventions

@inproceedings{Smith2011MethodologyIC,
  title={Methodology in conducting a systematic review of systematic reviews of healthcare interventions},
  author={Valerie Smith and Declan Devane and Cecily Marion Begley and Mike Clarke},
  booktitle={BMC medical research methodology},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Hundreds of studies of maternity care interventions have been published, too many for most people involved in providing maternity care to identify and consider when making decisions. It became apparent that systematic reviews of individual studies were required to appraise, summarise and bring together existing studies in a single place. However, decision makers are increasingly faced by a plethora of such reviews and these are likely to be of variable quality and scope, with more… CONTINUE READING
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