When the Best is the Enemy of the Good – The Nature of Research Evidence used in Systematic Reviews and Guidelines
presented by Marcel P.J.M. Dijkers, PhD, FACRM, Tamara Bushnik,
PhD, and Mark Sherer, PhD, NCDDR's Task Force on Systematic
Review and Guidelines, on October 28, 2008
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 focused on Systematic
vs. Traditional Reviews (Sept. 3, 2008) while this second
paper looks at Evidence in Systematic Reviews (Oct. 28,
Copies of the papers will be disseminated following the introductory
webcasts, and an online
discussion will be held for feedback
and dialogue about the papers.
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