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title = "Evidence-Based Research Series-Paper 2: Using an Evidence-Based Research approach before a new study is conducted to ensure value",
abstract = "Background and Objectives: There is considerable actual and potential waste in research. The aim of this article is to describe how using an evidence-based research approach before conducting a study helps to ensure that the new study truly adds value. Study Design and Setting: Evidence-based research is the use of prior research in a systematic and transparent way to inform a new study so that it is answering questions that matter in a valid, efficient, and accessible manner. In this second article of the evidence-based research series, we describe how to apply an evidence-based research approach before starting a new study. Results: Before a new study is performed, researchers need to provide a solid justification for it using the available scientific knowledge as well as the perspectives of end users. The key method for both is to conduct a systematic review of earlier relevant studies. Conclusion: Describing the ideal process illuminates the challenges and opportunities offered through the suggested evidence-based research approach. A systematic and transparent approach is needed to provide justification for and to optimally design a relevant and necessary new study.",
keywords = "Clinical health research, Clinical trials, Evidence synthesis, Evidence-based research, Medical ethics, Research ethics, Systematic review",
author = "Hans Lund and Juhl, {Carsten B} and Birgitte N{\o}rgaard and Eva Draborg and Marius Henriksen and Jane Andreasen and Robin Christensen and Mona Nasser and Donna Ciliska and Mike Clarke and Peter Tugwell and Janet Martin and Caroline Blaine and Klara Brunnhuber and Robinson, {Karen A} and {Evidence-Based Research Network}",
note = "Copyright {\textcopyright} 2020 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.",
year = "2021",
month = jan,
doi = "10.1016/j.jclinepi.2020.07.019",
language = "English",
volume = "129",
pages = "158--166",
journal = "Journal of Clinical Epidemiology",
issn = "0895-4356",
publisher = "Elsevier Inc",

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T2 - Using an Evidence-Based Research approach before a new study is conducted to ensure value

AU - Lund, Hans

AU - Juhl, Carsten B

AU - Nørgaard, Birgitte

AU - Draborg, Eva

AU - Henriksen, Marius

AU - Andreasen, Jane

AU - Christensen, Robin

AU - Nasser, Mona

AU - Ciliska, Donna

AU - Clarke, Mike

AU - Tugwell, Peter

AU - Martin, Janet

AU - Blaine, Caroline

AU - Brunnhuber, Klara

AU - Robinson, Karen A

AU - Evidence-Based Research Network

N1 - Copyright © 2020 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

PY - 2021/1

Y1 - 2021/1

N2 - Background and Objectives: There is considerable actual and potential waste in research. The aim of this article is to describe how using an evidence-based research approach before conducting a study helps to ensure that the new study truly adds value. Study Design and Setting: Evidence-based research is the use of prior research in a systematic and transparent way to inform a new study so that it is answering questions that matter in a valid, efficient, and accessible manner. In this second article of the evidence-based research series, we describe how to apply an evidence-based research approach before starting a new study. Results: Before a new study is performed, researchers need to provide a solid justification for it using the available scientific knowledge as well as the perspectives of end users. The key method for both is to conduct a systematic review of earlier relevant studies. Conclusion: Describing the ideal process illuminates the challenges and opportunities offered through the suggested evidence-based research approach. A systematic and transparent approach is needed to provide justification for and to optimally design a relevant and necessary new study.

AB - Background and Objectives: There is considerable actual and potential waste in research. The aim of this article is to describe how using an evidence-based research approach before conducting a study helps to ensure that the new study truly adds value. Study Design and Setting: Evidence-based research is the use of prior research in a systematic and transparent way to inform a new study so that it is answering questions that matter in a valid, efficient, and accessible manner. In this second article of the evidence-based research series, we describe how to apply an evidence-based research approach before starting a new study. Results: Before a new study is performed, researchers need to provide a solid justification for it using the available scientific knowledge as well as the perspectives of end users. The key method for both is to conduct a systematic review of earlier relevant studies. Conclusion: Describing the ideal process illuminates the challenges and opportunities offered through the suggested evidence-based research approach. A systematic and transparent approach is needed to provide justification for and to optimally design a relevant and necessary new study.

KW - Clinical health research

KW - Clinical trials

KW - Evidence synthesis

KW - Evidence-based research

KW - Medical ethics

KW - Research ethics

KW - Systematic review

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DO - 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2020.07.019

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