Once you have completed your literature review and compiled all relevant literature, it is time to screen the results. The purpose of article screening is to eliminate studies that do not meet your inclusion criteria. Two independent reviewers should screen all studies, starting with a title and abstract screen, followed by a full-text screen. A third reviewer should resolve any conflicts.
Covidence is a systematic reviews production tool for title/abstract screening, full-text screening, data abstraction, and quality assessment. Covidence was designed by researchers familiar with the systematic review process in order to make conducting reviews more efficient.
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