SPARKS

    Systematic Prospective Assessment of Rapid Knowledge Synthesis (SPARKS): a prospective controlled study

    Impact:

    • This methods study aims to compare the quality, efficiency, and decisions made between rapid reviews and systematic reviews on the same topic
    • Through this study, we hope to: advance the science of knowledge synthesis and knowledge translation; provide a guideline for knowledge synthesis producers globally regarding the conduct of knowledge synthesis and where efficiencies may be gained; and enhance timeliness and quality of decisions made by patients, clinicians, and policy-makers

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    Funding:

    Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)


    Digital Interventions for Distraction during Painful Procedures Among Children

    Impact:

    • To contribute to the body of evidence on the effectiveness of digital technology as a tool for distraction in children (≤21 years) undergoing a painful medical procedure
    • To evaluate the results obtained by a Rapid Review relative to a Systematic Review conducted on the same topic

    Protocol:

    Funding:

    Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grant - Systematic Prospective Assessment of Rapid Knowledge Synthesis (SPARKS)

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    Date : 31 Oct 2017