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“There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something” – asking questions and searching for answers – the evidence based approach
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  • Giordano Perez Gaxiola
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    One more "S"

    In an Editorial from last year (Evid Based Nurs 2009;12:99-101), DiCenso et al, added one more layer to the preappraised evidence pyramid. Basically, we have now 2 synopses: synopses of studies and synopses of syntheses.

    Synopses of single studies appear above studies and below syntheses. They provide a brief summary of an important single study. This type of synopsis can be found in evidence-based abstraction...

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