The protocol further builds on your research question, aiding in in-depth defining of the question.
The research protocol is a planning document that will:
The aim of the protocol is to minimise bias by having pre-defined eligibility criteria of what will, and will not, be included in the review.
The protocol is developed in conjunction with determining search terms.
A protocol promotes research integrity, accountability, and transparency of the completed review.
PRISMA is the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses. PRISMA focuses on evaluations of interventions being reported in systematic reviews and randomised controlled trials.
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