Sources of Evidence
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Recommended Sources of Evidence (at each level of the pyramid)
Systems: the technologies are still new and being refined. They rely on new advances in computer science.
Summaries and Guidelines: integrate the body of evidence on a topic and aim to provide recommendations for optimal management
Synopses: succinct descriptions of an individual study or systematic review often found in specialized (secondary evidence) journals.
Syntheses: comprehensive summaries of research related to a focused clinical question. Include systematic reviews and meta-anlyses.
Studies: sources of original studies