The systematic review is created after reviewing and combining all the information from both published and unpublished studies focusing on clinical trials of similar treatments and then summarizing the findings. Studies included in systematic reviews may be of varying study designs, but should collectively be studying the same outcome. Some reviews may group and analyze studies by variables such as age and gender; factors that were not allocated to participants. Does the regular wearing of ultraviolet-blocking sunscreen prevent melanoma? An exhaustive literature search was conducted, resulting in 54 studies on sunscreen and melanoma.
Clinical research evidence of cupping therapy in China: a systematic literature review
Systematic literature review provides evidence base for new therapeutic avenues in vasculitis
Alcohol withdrawal is commonly encountered in general hospital settings. It forms a major part of referrals received by a consultation-liaison psychiatrist. This article aims to review the evidence base for appropriate clinical management of the alcohol withdrawal syndrome. We searched Pubmed for articles published in English on pharmacological management of alcohol withdrawal in humans with no limit on the date of publication.
Background: Inanimate surfaces have often been described as the source for outbreaks of nosocomial infections. The aim of this review is to summarize data on the persistence of different nosocomial pathogens on inanimate surfaces. Methods: The literature was systematically reviewed in MedLine without language restrictions.