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JBI's Systematic Reviews: Presenting and Interpreting Findings

Robertson-Malt, Suzanne PhD

AJN The American Journal of Nursing: August 2014 - Volume 114 - Issue 8 - p 49–54
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000453044.01124.59
Systematic Reviews, Step by Step
Continuing Education

This article is the sixth and last in a series on the systematic review from the Joanna Briggs Institute, an international collaborative supporting evidence-based practice in nursing, medicine, and allied health fields. The purpose of the series is to describe how to conduct a systematic review—one step at a time. This article details what should be included when presenting the findings of a systematic review to ensure they can be translated into clinical practice.

The sixth and final article in a series from the Joanna Briggs Institute details what should be included when presenting the findings of a systematic review.

Suzanne Robertson-Malt is the director of implementation science at the Joanna Briggs Institute in the School of Translational Health Science, University of Adelaide, South Australia. Contact author: The author has disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.

The Joanna Briggs Institute aims to inform health care decision making globally through the use of research evidence. It has developed innovative methods for appraising and synthesizing evidence; facilitating the transfer of evidence to health systems, health care professionals, and consumers; and creating tools to evaluate the impact of research on outcomes. For more on the institute's approach to weighing the evidence for practice, go to

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