Research Briefs Library

The Effectiveness of Quality Improvement (QI) Strategies on Diabetes Management

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Efficacy and Safety of Cognitive Enhancers for Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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No evidence identified interventions that decrease the risk of adverse cardiac events for patients receiving chemotherapy and serotonin 5-hydroxytryptamine 3 receptor (5-HT3) antagonists

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Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors were superior to placebo but not statistically different than intermediate-acting insulin in adults with type 2 diabetes: Results of a network meta-analysis

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Comparative safety and effectiveness of cognitive enhancers for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease: A rapidly updated systematic review and network meta-analysis

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Comparative safety of serotonin (5‐HT3) receptor antagonists in patients undergoing surgery: A systematic review and network meta‐analysis

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Comparative efficacy of serotonin (5‐HT3) receptor antagonists in patients undergoing surgery: A systematic review and network meta‐analysis

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Safety, effectiveness, and cost-effectiveness of long-acting versus intermediate-acting insulin for patients with type 1 diabetes: a systematic review and network meta-analysis

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Effectiveness of quality improvement strategies for coordination of care to reduce use of health care services: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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Seeking effective interventions to treat complex wounds: An overview of systematic reviews

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A systematic review of cost-effectiveness analyses of chronic wound interventions reveals optimal treatments for specific wound types

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Comparative safety and effectiveness of long-acting inhaled agents (corticosteroids, beta agonists) for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): A rapid review and network meta-analysis

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Comparative safety and effectiveness of muscarinic antagonists for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): A rapid review and network meta-analysis

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Comparative safety and effectiveness of inhaled corticosteroids and long-acting beta-agonists for chronic asthma: A rapid review and network meta-analysis

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Rapid Review methods – survey and Delphi

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Scoping Review of Rapid Reviews

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Rapid Scoping Review of Medical Malpractice Policies/Models/Frameworks: funded by the WHO

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Rapid Review of Randomized Clinical Trials of Complex Patient Safety Initiatives in Obstetrics

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Synthesis of Evaluation Studies of Complex Patient Safety Initiatives in Obstetrics

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Anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) drugs for the treatment of retinal conditions

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KS Methods Series

  • A scoping review identifies multiple emerging knowledge synthesis methods, but few studies operationalise the methods

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  • A scoping review reveals poor operationalization of methodological steps for integrating qualitative and quantitative data

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  • A scoping review of knowledge synthesis methods for generating or refining theory reveals little guidance

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