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Systematic Reviews

PIECES

PIECES is a convenient acronym for enumerating the steps of conducting a systematic review.  Although the steps are presented sequentially, the process is usually iterative.  Because systematic reviews involve so much data, it is often good while you're working on one step to test a small batch in the next step so that corrections can be made earlier rather than later.

Steps to the systematic review process: planning, identifying, evaluating, collecting and combining data, explaining the synthesis and analysis, and summarizing

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