What should a paediatrician know about qualitative knowledge synthesis?
- Pediatric Research
The development of the qualitative knowledge synthesis methodologies and the rate of their use in the field of health care is growing significantly, and that growth is reflected in the substantial increase in the qualitative research literature production. Expand
Systematic Reviews: Questions, Methods and Usage
The Evaluation Study suggests that the scarcity of comparable evidence about the effects of development interventions necessitates that authors of systematic reviews change their strategies when assessing the strength of evidence or synthesizing data. Expand
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