Bachelor of Health Sciences
A scoping review maps what researchers know and do not know (scope and coverage) about a topic area to identify new directions for further research. Requires a comprehensive literature review approach.
Munn, Z., Peters, M. D., Stern, C., Tufanaru, C., McArthur, A., & Aromataris, E. (2018). Systematic review or scoping review? Guidance for authors when choosing between a systematic or scoping review approach. BMC medical research methodology, 18(1), 143.
A systematic review seeks to answer a specific question by synthesizing high quality evidence. A comprehensive literature review is required.
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