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evidence, gray literature, literature search, review question, systematic review



  1. Aromataris, Edoardo PhD
  2. Riitano, Dagmara BHSC, BA


Overview: This article is the third in a new series on the systematic review from the Joanna Briggs Institute, an international collaborative supporting evidence-based practice in nursing, medicine, and allied health fields. The purpose of the series is to show nurses how to conduct a systematic review-one step at a time. This article details the major considerations surrounding search strategies and presents an example of a search using the PubMed platform (