Evaluation & Application Of Research
Homework : Methods for the Literature Synthesis
Describe the plan for searching the literature (in future tense).
Appropriate data bases that will be searched (be exact).
Topics and specific search words to be used and how they will be combined in the search.
Dates of publication and other criteria that will be applied in the search.
Specify inclusion and exclusion criteria.
Plan for evaluating quality of studies.
Code Sheet (blank template) for extracting pertinent information from the studies.
Literature synthesis to answer the research question below-
In patients >/= 18 years of age with pattern hair loss, what is the effect of platelet rich plasma (PRP) on hair regrowth?