PRISMA Flow Diagram: How publications ‘flow’ through the updated PRISMA 2020 process and chart
The PRISMA Flow Diagram has become a standard part of any systematic review or meta-analysis, and with good reason– it is the most widely accepted method to show the process by which the studies included in a review were included (or excluded). It also shows the different possible steps of a review, different potential sources (from PubMed to ‘expert recommendations’), and the exact reasons you set up to differentiate the wheat from the chaff among the studies you examined.
How Stanford Physicians Used Nested Knowledge to Publish Four Systematic Literature Reviews in Under a Year
June 17, 2022 Recently, we sat down with Stanford physicians Dr. Jeremy Heit and his protégé Dr. Guatam Adusumilli to learn how they published four systematic literature reviews in under a year using the Nested Knowledge software platform. Dr. Jeremy Heit, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Radiology and of Neurosurgery and the interim […]
June 3, 2022 This help article is about performing data extraction for meta-analyses in the NK Platform. If you just want basic instructions, feel free to check out this part of our wiki. Extraction is quite contentious at NK. It is one of those things you either love or hate with the fire of 1000 […]
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After your lightbulb moment this morning of starting a new research project on randomized controlled trials of mechanical thrombectomy in acute ischemic stroke patients, you are now settled at your desk, finalizing what type of search to run for your systematic review. You think you’ve created a pretty solid search and it has come back with a couple hundred articles. But how do you proceed from here?
Create a Great Literature Search
This help article is about searching PubMed via API through the NK Platform. After developing a research question, use NK software to run a literature search on PubMed. These searches can be performed immediately and repeated on a schedule.