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Physical Therapy - Dallas

Physical therapy research guide for TWU Dallas students, faculty, and staff.


two men fighting over a flag

In theory, registering your systematic review with a repository such as Prospero (free) plants a flag in the topic that lets others know you are already researching it. You will have to write a 1-2 page protocol following PRISMA guidelines which can be viewed here. There are multiple places to register your protocol Such as Cochrane or Joanna Briggs Institute, but I recommend Prospero.

Should you decide to register your review, per PRISMA protocols you will need at least one official search strategy from one database for a systematic review and an official search strategy for all databases utilized in the case of a systematic review. Your librarian can help with this.