Knowledge Synthesis Comparison

    Same family, different species: Methodological conduct and quality varies according to purpose for five types of knowledge synthesis

    Bottom Line:

    • Findings from this retrospective study of five related knowledge synthesis methods highlight the conceptual differences in their methodological conduct and quality


    • Can help researchers select a knowledge synthesis method that is most suited to their research question and decision-maker needs
    • Will inform the development of an online tool that will help researchers and knowledge users select a knowledge synthesis method

    Additional Resources:


    Ontario Ministry of Research, Innovation, and Science Early Researcher Award (2015 to 2020) awarded to Dr. Andrea Tricco.

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    Date : 27 Oct 2017