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The Value of "Traditional" Reviews in the Era of Systematic Reviewing

presented by Marcel P.J.M. Dijkers, PhD, FACRM; Michael Boninger, MD; and David Vandergoot, PhD, NCDDR's Task Force on Systematic Review and Guidelines, on September 3, 2008

The Task Force on Systematic Review and Guidelines develops and presents consensus/position statements and recommends strategies associated with systematic reviews/clinical practice guidelines in disability and rehabilitation research. The Task Force is made up of experienced NIDRR-funded researchers who volunteered to work in this capacity.

Beginning its work in 2006, the Task Force has developed two papers that are now ready for public review and comment. The first paper focuses on Systematic vs. Traditional Reviews (Sept. 3, 2008) while the second looks at Evidence in Systematic Reviews (Oct. 28, 2008).

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