In the Zeal to Synthesize: A Call for Congruency

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In this column, the author provides a clear explanation of the nature of meta-analysis, systematic reviews, integrative reviews, meta-synthesis, and metasummary along with a discussion of the paradigms that support each. Also the appropriateness of these methods of synthesis and a recommendation as to their use is discussed in terms of the utility of research.

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