Letter to Editor regarding flawed method in Nursing Outlook systematic review
Letter to the Editor
In the May to June issue of Nursing Outlook, a systematic review was published on health care transition models, written by Betz, O'Kane, Nehring, and Lobo. Systematic reviews by their rigorous nature are difficult to undertake and complete. I applaud the authors for creating a team of experts from different disciplines, on a topic that is multidisciplinary in nature. Other positive features include the use of the strategies described by the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) Statement to guide the review (Moher, Liberati, Teztlaff, Altman, & The PRISMA Group, 2009); looking at review articles to identify original articles; including four levels of screening with multiple reviewers to reduce bias; and the use of the Effective Public Health Practice Project (EPHPP) Quality Assessment Tool for Quantitative Studies to evaluate the quality of the studies.
Price, Michelle (2016). "Letter to Editor regarding flawed method in Nursing Outlook systematic review." Nursing Outlook 65.1, 6-7.
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