Take the quiz to test your understanding of the key concepts covered in the chapter. Try testing yourself before you read the chapter to see where your strengths and weaknesses are, then test yourself again once you’ve read the chapter to see how well you’ve understood.

To answer this quiz browse the internet and use Chapter 10 as a resource.

  1. Define a systematic review and provide a reference for your definition.

  2. How does a systematic review differ from a narrative review?

  3. Identify the steps of the systematic review process.

  4. Which electronic library database holds the most extensive source of systematic reviews?

  5. What does the acronym PICO stand for?

  6. What is meant by the term ‘grey literature’?

  7. What is a critical appraisal tool used for?

  8. What type of papers are not suitable for inclusion in a systematic review?

  9. Using the internet, locate and reference an example of a data extraction tool.

  10.  What is meant by the term meta analysis?


All the answers should be found in Chapter 10.