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Definition (Synopses of syntheses

Synopses of Syntheses

synthesis or systematic review is a comprehensive summary of all the research evidence related to a focused clinical question. It involves a multi-step process in which the question is formulated, the relevant studies are identified and appraised for study quality, relevant study findings are extracted and synthesised either quantitatively (in the form of meta-analysis) or non-quantitatively, and conclusions are drawn.

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