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The PIECCESS framework provides a series of 8 phases and processes, each with potential scholarly outputs, to follow for the life of a review project:
Each phase requires 8 processes:
PIECCESS Framework was summarized from: Foster MJ and Jewell ST (Eds.) (2022) Piecing Together Systematic Reviews and Other Evidence Syntheses. (Medical Library Association Books Series) Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield. Dec 2022.
There are over 20 different types of reviews. The main types are listed below: