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Health Sciences Literature Review Made EasyAuthors:
Health Sciences Literature Review Made Easy, Sixth Edition is the ultimate ‘how to’ guide for learning the practical and useful methods for reviewing scientific literature in the health sciences. This text is an outstanding resource for students who need a practical, step-by-step set of instructions for how to organize, conduct, and write a synthesis of literature on a topic of their choice.
The hallmark of this text is the inclusion of the Matrix Method developed by the author which outlines one of the many ways to approach a literature review. This method is a practical, easy-to-use structure and process for reviewing research literature, particularly in the health sciences and nursing.
Features and Benefits
Updates on PRISMA
New content on predatory publishing
“How-to” format, step-by-step instructions and practical examples
Templates and interactive web resources
Navigate Companion Website, including learning objectives and additional resources on the use of data visualization in health literature reviews
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Part I Fundamentals of a Literature Review
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Basic Concepts
Part II The Matrix Method
Chapter 3 Paper Trail: How to Plan and Manage a Search of the Literature
Chapter 4 Documents Folder: How to Select and Organize Documents for Review
Chapter 5 Review Matrix Folder: How to Abstract the Research Literature
Chapter 6 Synthesis Folder: How to Use a Review Matrix to Write a Synthesis
Part III Applications Using the Matrix Method
Chapter 7 A Library of Master Folders
Chapter 8 The Matrix Indexing System
Chapter 9 Matrix Application by Health Sciences Professionals