Review Articles


Review articles usually report systematic reviews of the literature and may report pooled or meta-analysis, quantitative or qualitative synthesis including scoping reviews and best practice tutorials on topics of broad interest to the readers.

Review article abstracts and text should follow the same format required of research articles described above. All systematic reviews should contain information commonly reported in a PRISMA diagram and the submission should include the PRISMA Statement checklist (http://prisma-statement.org/). If the review is a best practice tutorial, the structured abstract should contain the following sections: Learning objectives, Target Audience, and assessment/s in addition to the research sections. 

Word count limit: 4000 words

Structured abstract word count limit: 250 words

Table limit: 4

Figure limit: 6

References: required and unlimited

Review articles will be peer-reviewed according to a standard review rubric including the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) statement and associated check list .