Searches for evidence mapping: effective, shorter, cheaper.

  title={Searches for evidence mapping: effective, shorter, cheaper.},
  author={Anne F Parkhill and Ornella Clavisi and Loyal Pattuwage and Marisa Chau and Tari Turner and Peter Bragge and Russell Lindsay Gruen},
  journal={Journal of the Medical Library Association : JMLA},
  volume={99 2},
An evidence map is an overview of a broad research field that describes the volume, nature, and characteristics of research in that field [1]. Evidence maps can indicate research links, gaps, and strengths in a broad clinical context, while systematic reviews focus on a single clinical question [2, 3]. Maps complement systematic reviews by engaging stakeholders to identify and prioritize questions that may be informed by research evidence, highlighting the applicability of research evidence to… CONTINUE READING