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What is meta-analysis in research? What is the difference between systematic review and meta-analysis? What is a scoping review? MOSAIC resources provide answers to these questions through a series of videos and guides.


MOSAIC Fact Sheet

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What Are Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses?

Systematic review is the process of identifying studies related to the same topic. Meta-analysis is the statistical method used to combine numerical results from studies included in the systematic review. View this infographic to learn more.

How to Read a Meta-Analysis of Intervention Studies

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Conducting a Scoping Review: What Is It and Why Is It Important?

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High-Quality Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

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Methods in a Minute: Systematic Review

What can researchers do with multiple studies on the same topic—especially when some of them contradict each other? Systematic review is a research method that helps researchers make sense of a topic's full research landscape. View the text (PDF)

Methods in a Minute: Meta-Analysis

What should researchers do when multiple studies on the same question offer different conclusions? This video explains how a statistical technique called meta-analysis can help them interpret those seemingly contradictory results. View the text (PDF).