Arai, L.; Britten, N.; Popay, J.; Roberts, H.; Petticrew, M.; Rodgers, M. and Sowden, A.
|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://doi.org/10.1332/174426407781738029|
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In the context of systematic reviews, statistical meta-analysis of findings is not always possible. Where this is the case, or where a review of implementation evidence is required, narrative synthesis of data is typically undertaken. Drawing on recently developed guidance aimed at those undertaking data synthesis - and information on the implementation of domestic smoke detectors - we present findings from a demonstration of the tools and techniques that can be used in a narrative synthesis. The work demonstrates how this process can be made more transparent, and suggests that using the tools and techniques can improve the quality of narrative synthesis.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Health and Social Care > Health and Social Care
Health and Social Care
|Depositing User:||Lisa Arai|
|Date Deposited:||02 May 2008|
|Last Modified:||14 Jan 2016 16:56|
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