Journal Title: Implementation Science. In 2005, Arksey and O'Malley published the first methodological framework for conducting scoping studies. However, no universal agreement exists on terminology, definition or methodological steps. The amount of literature reviewed in our studies ranged from 31 (DL) to 146 (KO) publications. Scoping studies are an increasingly popular approach to reviewing health research evidence. The scoping studies and research memos below, are used to advance the methods for measuring impacts within SMM. In 2005, Arksey and O'Malley published the first methodological framework for conducting scoping studies. Research Synthesis Methods. Advancing the Field of Scoping Study Methodology . The objectives for the first day were to facilitate knowledge transfer and exchange on scoping studies and to establish a clear, common definition of scoping studies as a research methodology. In 2005, Arksey and O'Malley published the first methodological framework for conducting scoping studies. A Scoping Review of Scoping Reviews: advancing the approach and enhancing the consistency. Implementation Science. Arksey H. and O'Malley L. Scoping Studies: towards a methodological framework. Preview Scoping studies: advancing the methodology Levac D, Colquhoun H, O'Brien KK. International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2005;8(1):19-32. Journal Homepage. Continued debate and development about scoping study methodology will help to maximize the usefulness and rigor of scoping study findings within healthcare research and practice. 2010;5(1):69 DOI 10.1186/1748-5908-5-69 . Abstract (summary): Background: Scoping studies are an increasingly popular approach to reviewing health research evidence. 2014;5(4):371-385. ISSN: 1748-5908 (Online) Publisher: BMC. e PRISMA-ScR). Upon discovering that we had similar challenges implementing the scoping study methodology, we decided to use our experiences to further develop the existing framework. In 2005, Arksey and O’Malley published the first methodological framework for conducting scoping studies. The meeting was organized into two days. Scoping studies are an increasingly popular approach to reviewing health research evidence. SUMMARY: Specific recommendations to clarify and enhance this methodology are outlined for each stage of the Arksey and O'Malley framework. Scoping reviews draw on evidence from any research methodology and may also include evidence from non-research sources, such as policy. meeting. Lastly, we propose additional considerations for scoping study methodology in order to support the advancement, application and relevance of scoping studies in health research. Pham MT, Rajic A, Greig JD, et al. 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