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Preparing for a Comprehensive Literature Review

Review Examples

Systematic Review

Müller, C., Lautenschläger, S., Meyer, G., & Stephan, A. (2017). Interventions to support people with dementia and their caregivers during the transition from home care to nursing home care: A systematic review. International Journal Of Nursing Studies, 71139-152. doi:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2017.03.013

Additional examples of systematic reviews can be found in the Cochrane Library and the JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports.

Scoping Review

Olson, K., Hewit, J., Slater, L.G., Chambers, T., Hicks, D., Farmer, A., & ... Kolb, B. (2016). Assessing cognitive function in adults during or following chemotherapy: A scoping review. Supportive Care In Cancer, 24(7), 3223-3234. doi:10.1007/s00520-016-3215-1

Hyshka, E., Karekezi, K., Tan, B., Slater, L. G., Jahrig, J., & Wild, T. C. (2017). The role of consumer perspectives in estimating population need for substance use services: a scoping review. BMC Health Services Research, 171-14. doi:10.1186/s12913-017-2153-z

Integrative/Mixed Method Review
Tobiano, G., Marshall, A., Bucknall, T., & Chaboyer, W. (2015). Review: Patient participation in nursing care on medical wards: An integrative review. International Journal Of Nursing Studies, 521107-1120. doi:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2015.02.010
Wood, B., Van Katwyk, S. R., El-Khatib, Z., McFaul, S., Taljaard, M., Wright, E., & ... Little, J. (2016). Eliciting women's cervical screening preferences: a mixed methods systematic review protocol. Systematic Reviews5(1), 136. doi:10.1186/s13643-016-0310-9
Qualitative Systematic Review/Meta-Synthesis

Lee, H., Tamminen, K. A., Clark, A. M., Slater, L., Spence, J. C., & Holt, N. L. (2015). A meta-study of qualitative research examining determinants of children's independent active free play. International Journal Of Behavioral Nutrition & Physical Activity, 121-12. doi:10.1186/s12966-015-0165-9

Realist Review
Young M, Ross A, Sheriff A, Deas L, Gnich W. Child health interventions delivered by lay health workers to parents: A realist review. J Child Health Care. 2021;:1367493520983124. doi:10.1177/1367493520983124