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Table 1 Taxonomy of literature review according to Cooper [14]

From: The impact of clinical services provided by community pharmacies on the Australian healthcare system: a review of the literature

Characteristic Category Explanation
Focus Research outcomes Focus on studies reporting on outcomes of community pharmacy-led interventions
Goal Identification of central issues, integration/generalisation Identify priority areas of community pharmacy-led interventions, synthesise the available evidence, identify potential improvements to the interventions
Perspective Neutral representation Research outcomes are presented in the same format as in the original studies
Coverage Representative A sample of studies is selected to represent the current body of research on the topic
Organisation Conceptual Articles relating to the same priority area are presented together
Audience Healthcare researchers, practitioners, policy makers Informing different stakeholders about available evidence on pharmacy-led interventions, but also about the current gap in science and practice