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Rapid Reviews

Applies systematic review methodology within a time-constrained setting.

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  • Featherstone, R. M., Dryden, D. M., Foisy, M., Guise, J.-M., Mitchell, M. D., Paynter, R. A., Robinson, K. A., Umscheid, C. A., & Hartling, L. (2015). Advancing knowledge of rapid reviews: An analysis of results, conclusions and recommendations from published review articles examining rapid reviews. Systematic Reviews4, 50.

  • Patnode, C. D., Eder, M. L., Walsh, E. S., Viswanathan, M., & Lin, J. S. (2018). The Use of Rapid Review Methods for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. American Journal of Preventive Medicine54(1, Supplement 1), S19–S25.

  • Tricco, A. C., Antony, J., Zarin, W., Strifler, L., Ghassemi, M., Ivory, J., Perrier, L., Hutton, B., Moher, D., & Straus, S. E. (2015). A scoping review of rapid review methods. BMC Medicine13(1), Article 1.