Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

A systematic review involves the thorough, comprehensive, and explicit interrogation of medical literature.  A meta-analysis is a statistical method for combining the results of  different studies on the same topic that may lead to conflict resolution among  different studies.

The Cochrane Handbook

The Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions  contains methodological guidance for the preparation and maintenance of  Cochrane Intervention reviews and Cochrane Overviews of reviews. 

Case Report Studies

 10 Steps to writing a Case Report.

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination

The guidance provided by the Centre for Research and Dissemination on undertaking reviews in healthcare.

The EQUATOR Network

Your one-stop-shop for writing and publishing high impact health research. 

Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis (PRISMA)

PRISMA is an evidence-based minimum set of items for reporting in systematic reviews                     and meta-analyses.  


Understanding Meta Analysis

These two studies cover meta-analysis in greater detail.

Where to Publish your Research

Identifying potential Journals.

Using EBSCOhost

You can use several EBSCOhost databases to identify journals for publication.

Understanding Peer Review

Articles published in peer reviewed Journals are articles that are reviewed by a group of the writer's peers before publication.

Beware of Predatory Publishing

Know before you publish.

Directory of Open Access Journals

 DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.