Based on our experiences, we were uncertain about the nature and extent of information to extract from the included studies. 2005, 15: 1277-1288. Hutton B, Salanti G, Caldwell DM, Chaimani A, Schmid CH, Cameron C, Ioannidis JP, Straus S, Thorlund K, Jansen JP, Mulrow C, CatalÃ¡-LÃ³pez F, GÃ¸tzsche PC, Dickersin K, Boutron I, Altman DG, Moher D. Ann Intern Med. 2009 Jul 21;6(7):e1000100. Int J Soc Res Methodol. Epub 2009 Jul 23. California Privacy Statement, O'Brien K, Wilkins A, Zack E, Solomon P: Scoping the field: identifying key research priorities in HIV and rehabilitation. Nevertheless, the potential differences (if any) among the terms merit clarification. Answering this key question will help identify what kind of theory, model or framework is most appropriate. Graham ID, Logan J, Harrison MB, Straus SE, Tetroe J, Caswell W, Robinson N: Lost in knowledge translation: time for a map?. organizing framework is rarely used to plan, implement, and/or evaluate TAâ (Katz & Wandersman, 2016, p. 417). Lastly, the fourth purpose of undertaking a scoping study -- to identify gaps in the existing literature -- may yield false conclusions about the nature and extent of those gaps if the quality of the evidence is not assessed. The checklist contains 20 essential reporting items and 2 optional items to include when completing a scoping review. Mays N, Roberts E, Popay J: Synthesising research evidence. Nevertheless, further development of steps for undertaking knowledge translation as a part of the scoping study framework is required. eCollection 2021 Jun. DL is supported by a Doctoral Award from the Canadian Child Health Clinician Scientist Program, a strategic training initiative of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), and the McMaster Child Health Research Institute. 2005, 8: 19-32. This variety of study designs is in line with the methodological approach of a scoping review.22(2) The main focus, as reflected by the title or aims or key words, was â¦ This document presents the PRISMA-ScR (Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic reviews and Meta-Analyses extension for Scoping Reviews) checklist and explanation. NIH Google Scholar. However, the recommendations that we propose are derived from our subjective experiences undertaking scoping studies of varying sizes in the rehabilitation field, and we recognize that they may not represent the opinions of all scoping study authors. Epub 2009 Jul 21.  reported that their search strategy yielded a vast amount of literature, making it difficult to determine how in depth to carry out the information synthesis. Among other objectives, scoping reviews help determine whether a systematic review of the literature is warranted. This may address Brien et al. Methods: Drawing on Arksey and OâMalleyâs and Levac et al.âs framework for scoping reviews, we designed our protocol to identify relevant a) published articles through systematic searches of 7 Rumrill P, Fitzgerald S, Merchant W: Using scoping literature reviews as a means of understanding and interpreting existing literature. Screen full â¦ We recommend researchers clearly establish a purpose for the consultation, which may include sharing preliminary findings with stakeholders, validating the findings, or informing future research. Ehrich K, Freeman G, Richards S, Robinson I, Shepperd S: How to do a scoping exercise: continuity of care. 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