|Study design(s) targeted by the tool
|Observational studies (mixed designs)observational-studies
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|Thomas BH, Ciliska D, Dobbins M, Micucci S. A process for systematically reviewing the literature: providing the research evidence for public health nursing interventions. Worldviews Evid Based Nurs. 2004;1(3):176-84.
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|Focuses on risk of bias, or makes a distinction between items that assess risk of bias and other aspects of study quality
|Offers a method to reach either a domain specific or overall assessment of risk of bias
|Used in at least one review that none of the tool authors were co-authors on or is an update to a previously recommended LATITUDES key tool
|Tool development involving a range of stakeholders from different disciplines (e.g. methodologists, statisticians, clinicians)
|Avoids recommending use of summary numerical quality scores