Publication types

Publikationstypen SBU UtvärderarSBU Assessment – Presents a comprehensive, systematic assess­ment of available scientific evidence. The certainty of the evidence for each finding is systematically reviewed and graded. Full assessments include economic, social, and ethical impact analyses SBU assessments are performed by a team of leading professional practitioner and academics, patient/user representatives and SBU staff. Prior to approval and publication, assessments are reviewed by independent experts, SBU’s Scientific Advisory Committees and Board of Directors. Show all SBU Assessments in English

Publikationstypen SBU KommenterarSBU Commentary – Summarises and examines selected systematic reviews published elsewhere. Experts help the staff place the results in Swedish context. Prior to publication, the report is subject to internal and external reviews. Show all SBU Commentaries in English

Publikationstypen SBU KartläggerSBU Evidence map – Systematically evaluates the quality of systematic reviews in a particular field for the purpose of identifying reliable evidence and gaps in scientific knowledge. SBU Evidence Maps are generated with the help of experts in the field. Prior to publication, maps are examined by independent experts, as well as our quality and priority group and SBU’s Scientific Advisory Committees. Show all Evidence maps in English

Publikationstypen SBU BerederSBU Policy support – Identifies and presents available scientific evidence to support policy and decision making, including the development of national guidelines, at other government agencies. In consultation with professional experts, SBU staff generates supporting documentation to address the various questions that have been posed. Show all Policy supports in English

glödlampaSBU Enquiry service – Consists of structured literature searches to highlight studies that can address questions received by the SBU Enquiry Service from Swedish healthcare or social service providers. We assess the risk of bias in systematic reviews and when needed also quality and transferability of results in health economic studies. Relevant references are compiled by an SBU staff member, in consultation with an external expert when needed. Show all responses in English

fingrar som håller i pusselbitEvidence gaps – Identifies methods or practices for which no conclusive systematic review of benefits and harms has been published. Gaps in scientific evidence appear on the SBU website to help researchers and granting agencies identify areas that are in need of research or systematic review. An additional objective is to offer healthcare and social service providers a basis for setting priorities. Read more on evidence gaps in English

Förstasida av publikationstypen Prioritering av vetenskapliga kunskapsluckor Prioiritisation of ­scientific evidence gaps – Scientific evidence gaps which most urgently need to be addressed are identified using a method developed by the James Lind Alliance in Great Britain that actively engages a broad range of stakeholders, including health care and social service providers as well as service users and their families. Show all prioritisations in English

Publikationstypen SBU PrioriteringsstödSBU prioritisation support – Provides evidence-based support for prioritising of health and social services, while calling special attention to practices that are harmful or ineffective. Show all prioritisation supports in English