This section of the review report is reserved for the methods used to conduct the review and should be presented under the relevant subheadings(See Sections to Section, including any deviations from the method outlined in the a priori protocol. In empty reviews for example, this section should not refer to methods that were not performed.

Directly below the Methods heading provide the following information:

    • State and appropriately cite the JBI methodology that was employed in the conduct of the review and synthesis.
    • Refer to and cite the a priori protocol that was published, or accepted for publication (e.g. ‘in press’), in the JBI Evidence Synthesis.
    • If the protocol has been registered with PROSPERO, provide registration information including registration number (e.g. PROSPERO CRD42015425226).

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