The Global Evidence Mapping Initiative: Scoping research in broad topic areas

Peter Bragge, Ornella Clavisi, Tari Turner, Emma Tavender, Alex Collie, Russell Gruen

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Abstract

Evidence mapping describes the quantity, design and characteristics of research in broad topic areas, in contrast to systematic reviews, which usually address narrowly-focused research questions. The breadth of evidence mapping helps to identify evidence gaps, and may guide future research efforts. The Global Evidence Mapping Initiative was established in 2007 to create evidence maps providing an overview of existing research in Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1 - 12
Number of pages12
JournalBMC Medical Research Methodology
Volume11
Issue numberArt. No: 92
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Publication statusPublished - 2011

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