Phase 1

In this phase, you must document:

Sources consulted

Search strategy

Evaluation form

[links to relevant forms]

Search Strategy

1. Scoping search - screening lit for existing reviews and choosing database/s

2. Conducting search with defined keywords and documenting modifications to search

3 Bibliographic search - identification of key citations; forward & backward searching

4 Verification - checking for missed sources; contact domain experts

5 Documenting the search strategy, # of references found and decisions made

Checklist to evaluate the quality of the literature included in the reviews