The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports

The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports is a refereed online journal that publishes systematic review protocols and systematic reviews of healthcare research following the JBI methodology and undertaken by the Joanna Briggs Institute and its international collaborating centres and groups. These reviews may be of quantitative or qualitative research data, text and/or opinion, relate to economic data or combinations of the above. The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports also publishes the Institute's implementation reports that present the findings of projects that seek to implement the best available evidence into practice. Our content is indexed in Embase, Scopus, Mosby’s Index (Elsevier) and CINAHL (EBSCO). 



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Vol 13, No 7 (2015)

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Table of Contents


Implications for Practice: should recommendations be recommended in systematic reviews?
Zachary Munn
1 - 3

Systematic Review Protocols

Jitka Klugarova, Miloslav Klugar, Jiri Gallo, Jana Mareckova, Zuzana Kelnarova
4 - 12
Linda Ross, Brett Williams, Paul Jennings
13 - 23
Stephen John Walters, Suzanne Robertson-Malt, Cindy Stern
24 - 43
Andrea Petriwskyj, Deborah Parker, Siobhan O'Dwyer, Wendy Moyle, Nikki Nucifora
44 - 61
Frazer Underwood, Bridie Kent, Allyson James
62 - 71
Simone Protti, Catrin Evans, Sylivia Nalubega
72 - 82
Eduardo Santos, Daniela Cardoso, João Apóstolo, Hugo Neves, Madalena Cunha, Manuel Rodrigues
83 - 92
Stefan Rowniak, Lindsay Bolt
93 - 103
Delia McCabe, Mark Colbeck
104 - 118
Diane Butcher, Karen MacKinnon, Anne Bruce, Carol Gordon, Clare Koning
119 - 130
Ashley Bonner, Lica Barth
131 - 141
Matiwos Soboka, Garumma Tolu Feyissa
142 - 152
Retraction notice: The experiences of mental health professionals' and patients' use of pro re nata (PRN) medication in acute adult mental health care settings: a systematic review protocol of qualitative evidence
Bernadette Morkunas, Kylie Porritt, Matthew Stephenson

Systematic Reviews

Mary Tan, Dora Lang
154 - 176
Huiting Xie, Lei Liu, Jia Wang, Kum Eng Joon, Rajni Parasuram, Jamuna Gunasekaran, Chee Lien Poh
177 - 212
Ying-Tzu Chang, Ling-Ling Lee
213 - 240
Janelle Jacobson, Judith Streak Gomersall, Jared Campbell, Mark Hughes
241 - 317

Implementation Reports

Minmin Lu, Jun Tang, Jianjin Wu, Jie Yang, Jiangyue Yu
318 - 334