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Enhancing transparency in reporting the synthesis of qualitative research: ENTREQ

Allison Tong12*, Kate Flemming3, Elizabeth McInnes4, Sandy Oliver5 and Jonathan Craig12

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1 Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia

2 Centre for Kidney Research, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, NSW, 2145, Australia

3 Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York, Y010 5DD, UK

4 National Centre for Clinical Outcomes Research, Australian Catholic University, St Vincent’s Hospital, Darlinghurst, NSW, 2010, Australia

5 Institute of Education, University of London, London, WC1H 0AL, UK

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BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:181  doi:10.1186/1471-2288-12-181

Published: 27 November 2012

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Search strategy.

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Search results.

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Pilot test: assessment of 40 published synthesis of qualitative research using the ENTREQ Statement.

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