Writing the Review

Once you have completed the review and are ready to begin writing, it is useful to consider guidelines for structuring and writing the review.

Articles on Writing the Review

  1. Robertson-Malt, S. (2014). Presenting and interpreting findings. American Journal of Nursing, 114(8), 49-54.

Guidelines for Writing Reviews

  1. PRISMA: Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses Resources. PRISMA is an evidence-based minimum set of items for reporting in systematic reviews and meta-analyses.
  2. MECIR: Methodological Expectations of Cochrane Intervention Reviews. Details standards for the conduct of new reviews of interventions and the reporting of those reviews.

Diagramming the Review

PRISMA Flow Diagram Generator. A PRISMA Flow Diagram, described in the PRISMA Statement is a graphical representation of the flow of citations reviewed in the course of a Systematic Review.

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