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Step 8 Write review and publish results

Write and disseminate review

The final step in a systematic review is to write and publish the review so the the results can be disseminated.

Systematic reviews are often published in peer-reviewed journals or by evidence-based research organisations such as Cochrane, Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) etc. See Where to find Systematic Reviews tab for more.

As with disseminating any form of research, there are a number of considerations when publishing. See the following resources for more details:

Update the review in the future

Large-scale systematic reviews often require periodical updating in order to capture new evidence that may impact the findings and recommendations of the review.

See the following article for more detail on the process and issues related to updating a systematic review: