The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports

The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports is a refereed online journal that publishes systematic review protocols and systematic reviews of healthcare research following the JBI methodology and undertaken by the Joanna Briggs Institute and its international collaborating centres and groups. These reviews may be of quantitative or qualitative research data, text and/or opinion, relate to economic data or combinations of the above. The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports also publishes the Institute's implementation reports that present the findings of projects that seek to implement the best available evidence into practice. Our content is indexed in Embase, Scopus, Mosby’s Index (Elsevier) and CINAHL (EBSCO). 





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- Karolina Lisy

Posted: 2015-05-18

Evidence-Based Clinical Fellowship Program | 6-10 July 2015 and 7-11 December 2015 | FINAL INTAKE FOR 2015


Make the LEAP!

Enrolments are now open for our July 2015 intake.  The Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) Evidence-Based Clinical Fellowship Program is a 6 month program involving two five-day intensive training workshops at the Institute and a work-place project in the intervening months.  During the program, participants:-

Lead their clinical team in an …

Evidence implementation project of their design,

Audit for improvement, and,

Publish their findings. 

This program is ideal for clinicians from all disciplines who are passionate about patient outcomes and quality improvement.

For further information and to enrol, click here (enrolments close 22 May 2015).

Posted: 2015-05-08
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Vol 13, No 4 (2015)

Open Access Open Access  Restricted Access Subscription Access

Table of Contents


Ins and outcomes
Edoardo Aromataris
1 - 2

Systematic Review Protocols

Anna Pearce, Craig Lockwood, Corinna Van Den Heuvel
3 - 13
Jacqueline Wosinski, Philippe Delmas, Bija Bouwers, Coraline Stormacq, Blanche Kiszio
14 - 29
Ankur Singh, Jane Harford, Richard G Watt, Marco A Peres
30 - 40
Neanne Bennett, Carol Davy, Ellie Lawrence-Wood, Alexander McFarlane
41 - 50
Sanda Small, Caroline Porr, Michelle Swab, Cynthia Murray
51 - 64
Rachel Reilly, Katharine Evans, Judith Gomersall, Gillian Gorham, Steven Warren, Rebekah O'Shea, Micah Peters, Alex Brown, Alan Cass
65 - 86
Catherine Travers, Margaret MacAndrew, Sonia Hines, Maria O'Reilly, Elaine Fielding, Elizabeth Beattie, Deborah Brooks
87 - 99
Rachel Kornhaber, Rick Wiechula, Loyola McLean
100 - 113
Rogelio Bill Fontanilla, Kathy Baker
114 - 126
Samantha Butenko, Craig Lockwood, Alexa McArthur
127 -140

Systematic Reviews

Sasja Jul Håkonsen, Preben Ulrich Pedersen, Fiona Bath-Hextall, Pamela Kirkpatrick
141 - 187
Wilawan Picheansanthian, Jutamas Chotibang
188 - 230
Brian Benham, Diane Hawley
231 - 275
Helena Loureiro, Aida Mendes, Rogério Rodrigues, João Apóstolo, Manuel Alves Rodrigues, Daniela Cardoso, Ana Teresa Pedreiro
276 - 294

Implementation Reports

Qiufen Lu, Hui Chin Ng, Huiting Xie
295 - 308

The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, ISSN 2202-4433

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The University of Adelaide