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Evidence Syntheses

What is an Evidence Synthesis?

According to Cochrane, a non-profit organization that has become a model for conducting ESs:
“ ES attempts to collate all empirical evidence that fits pre-specified eligibility criteria in order to answer a specific research question. It uses explicit, systematic methods that are selected with a view to minimizing bias, thus providing more reliable findings from which conclusions can be drawn and decisions made.


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