Selecting Studies for Systemic Review: Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  title={Selecting Studies for Systemic Review: Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria},
  author={Timothy J. Meline},
© NSSLHA 21 1092-5171/06/3301-0021 ABSTRACT: The process of selecting studies for systematic review and meta-analysis is complex, with many layers. It is arguably the most important and perhaps the most neglected aspect in the process of integrating research on a specific topic. It is also a contentious process with opposing schools of thought as regards critical issues surrounding study selection. The debate that centers on the selection process is important because the inclusion/exclusion of… 

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