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 MEDLINE, Embase, Scopus, Mosby’s Index (Elsevier) and CINAHL (EBSCO). 



Systematic Reviews in Forthcoming Issues


                   *Browse some of the titles that will be published soon in the JBISRIR  


The effectiveness of structured multidisciplinary rounding in acute care units on length of stay and satisfaction of patients and staff: A quantitative systematic review. Angela Mercedes, Precillia Fairman, Lisa Hogan, Rexi Thomas, Jason T. Slyer

Interventions for improving the research literacy of nurses: a systematic review. Sonia Hines, Joanne Ramsbotham, Fiona Coyer

The experience of adults who choose watchful waiting or active surveillance as an approach to medical treatment: A qualitative systematic review. Leslie Rittenmeyer

Multidisciplinary management of diabetic kidney disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Nancy Jospeh Helou

Effectiveness of discharge interventions from hospital to home to reduce readmissions: a systematic review. Anja Braet, Caroline Weltens, Walter Sermeus

Posted: 2016-01-29

Methodology for Diagnostic Test Accuracy

JBI guidance for systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy is now available from our website or by clicking here: Diagnostic Test Accuracy.  
Posted: 2015-09-24

Masters of Translational Health Science


The Translational Health Science specialisation of the University of Adelaide’s Master of Public Health equips graduates with skills to contribute professionally to evidence-based healthcare in public health and clinical settings. Offered in an online teaching format, the specialisation is designed to meet the needs of a diverse and international student body from a wide range of disciplines and at all stages of career.

For further information, visit the following link or send me an email at 

Posted: 2015-09-10
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Vol 14, No 1 (2016)

Open Access Open Access  Restricted Access Subscription Access

Table of Contents


Twenty years of the ripple effect
Zoe Jordan

Systematic Review Protocols

João Apóstolo, Richard Cooke, Elzbieta Bobrowicz-Campos, Silvina Santana, Maura Marcucci, Antonio Cano, Miriam Vollenbroek, Carol Holland
Yue Xian Ooi, Nam Quoc Nguyen, Ian Norton, Jared Campbell
Emma Vo, Rochelle Kurmis, Jared Campbell, John Greenwood
Lorraine J. Avery, Andrea Szwajcer, Shelley Zieroth, Bev Temple, Jo-Ann V. Sawatzky
Julie A Brinzo, Jeannette T Crenshaw, Laura Thomas, Alysha Sapp
Gitte Boier Tygesen, Sasja Jul Håkonsen, Lisbeth Uhrenfeldt
Anna Lloyd, Katrina Bannigan, Thavapriya Sugavanam, Jenny Freeman
Zainab Suleman, Joseph C Manning, Catrin Evans
Bernadette Morkunas, Kylie Porritt, Matthew Stephenson

Systematic Reviews

Rincy Joseph, Durline Brown-Manhertz, Stella Ikwuazom, Joanne K Singleton
Preben U Pedersen, Palle Larsen, Sasja Jul Håkonsen
Jitka Klugarova, Miloslav Klugar, Jana Mareckova, Jiri Gallo, Zuzana Kelnarova
Ha Thi Thuy Dinh, Ann Bonner, Robyn Clark, Joanne Ramsbotham, Sonia Hines

Implementation Reports

Juli F Daniels