Dine, C. Jessica MD, MSHP; Shea, Judy A. PhD; Kogan, Jennifer R. MD Generating Good Research Questions in Health Professions Education, Academic Medicine: December 2016 - Volume 91 - Issue 12 - p e8 doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000001413
James Barnard, Alison Ledger
Institution: 1. University of Leeds, 2. Leeds Institute of Medical Education
Corresponding Author: Mr James Barnard (email@example.com)
Categories: Research in Medical Education, Students/Trainees, Teachers/Trainers (including Faculty Development)
Published Date: 23/06/2016
A literature review offers a snapshot of publications that address a topic. There a different types of literature reviews that provide varying degrees of scope and focus. A narrative review is often part of a research publication and it situates a focused issue that the research addresses withing the broader landscape of a topic. A literature review can also be a publication in its own right, as with Systematic Reviews, Meta-Analyses, Scoping Reviews and others.