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Systematic review - A systematic review synthesizes data from articles into a summary review which has the potential to make conclusions more certain. Systematic reviews are considered the highest level of evidence in evidence-based medicine (EBM) evidence pyramid. An overview of the systematic review process includes:
If this doesn't meet your needs, see "A typology of reviews: an analysis of 14 review types and associated methodologies".
Grant, Maria J., and Andrew Booth. “A Typology of Reviews: An Analysis of 14 Review Types and Associated Methodologies.” Health information and libraries journal 26.2 (2009): 91–108. Web.
For your reference, see these examples of a UCSF-authored systematic review, scoping review, and protocol. In addition to this, see our Resource List below.
Scoping studies: towards a methodological framework (2005) & Scoping studies: advancing the methodology (2010) - Scoping review frameworks & guidelines
Steps in the systematic review process - Stanford University
Searching for & publishing systematic review protocols - Stanford University
Screening software for systematic reviews - Cambridge University