Rapid Review Methods

    A scoping review of rapid review methods

    Tricco AC, Antony J, Zarin W, Strifler L, Ghassemi M, Ivory J, Perrier L, Hutton B, Moher D, Straus SE. A scoping review of rapid review methods. BMC Med. 2015;13:224. DOI: 10.1186/s12916-015-0465-6

    Impact:

    • Identified inconsistencies and poor quality of reporting among published rapid reviews.
    • Highlighted the need to investigate the consequences of methodological shortcuts used in rapid reviews, which can impact the quality of health care decisions.

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    Funding:

    Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)


    An international survey and modified Delphi approach revealed numerous rapid review methods

    Tricco AC, Zarin W, Antony J, Hutton B, Moher D, Sherifali D, Straus SE. An international survey and modified Delphi approach revealed numerous rapid review methods. J Clin Epidemiol. 2016;70:61-7. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2015.08.012

    Impact:

    • Revealed that numerous knowledge synthesis centers are conducting rapid reviews internationally, however few studies have evaluated the accuracy, comprehensiveness, potential risk of bias, timeliness, and feasibility of rapid review approaches.

    Additional Resources:

    Funding:

    Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)


    Accuracy, reliability, impact, and efficiency of different methods for selecting studies, abstracting data, and appraising quality in a systematic review: A Systematic Review

    Impact:

    • Yet to be determined, as this is an ongoing project

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    Funding:

    Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation

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    Date : 27 Oct 2017