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Module 9: Synthesizing Evidence Found


Overview of Module 9

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Module 9 Handouts:

Research Synthesis Form


I.   Research Synthesis

a. Title (Year)
b. Source Type
c. Major Findings
d. Quality and Fit Notes

II.  Summary Statement

a. Body of evidence currently available
b. Summary of findings
c. Recommended plan of action (if any)

III. Refinement of Group Search Plan Based on Findings To-Date

a. Any search engines not covered?
b. Any types of evidence missing?
c. Continue collecting and assigning evidence




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