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Systematic reviews are a type of literature review. They summarize and analyze other studies such as clinical trials. They are intended to be a completed summary of the literature in a specific area.
Definition from Cochrane Consumer Network -- "What is a systematic review?"
Original research articles are based on an experiment or study. The authors will report the purpose of the study, the research methodology, and results. This is a familiar structure for original research articles > IMRAD: introduction, methods, results, and discussion.
Review articles summarize or synthesize content from earlier published research and are useful for surveying the literature on a specific research area. Review articles can lead you to original research articles.
Skim the information available for each article, or the article itself. Determine if it is a review articles or an original research article. Give a a minimum of two reasons for each decision.
Articles are linked in the box above.
Group A: Articles 1 & 3
Group B: Articles 2 & 4
Group C: Articles 3 & 6
Group D: Articles 4 & 5
Group E: Articles 1 & 5
Group F: Articles 2 & 6