Systematic Reviews: Knowledge Synthesis Decision Tree

This guide provides information and resources which may be helpful when undertaking a systematic review or other type of knowledge synthesis.

Review Typology Decision Tree

The decision tree presented below is based on the Review Methodology Decision Tree developed by Cornell University Library. Use the Mayo Clinic decision tree to determine which type of knowledge synthesis review works best for you depending on your team, time, research question, and resources.

What Review is Right for You?