Exploratory research question aimed at mapping key concepts, types of evidence, or gaps in research relating to defined area of the field. – Colquhoun 2014
Abbreviation Key: SR -Systematic Review. ScR - Scope Review
The JBI manual tells you what you should include in the final report, by looking at these requirements it also tells you how to conduct a Scope Review.
"Specifically, guidance is provided on the following components: outline of the review, inclusion criteria (i.e. PCC), search strategy, extraction, presenting and summarizing the results, and any potential implications of the findings for research and practice." - JBI Manual for Evidence Synthesis 11.3
JBI recommends using the PRISMA extension for scoping reviews (PRISMA-ScR) check-list.
PRISMA is the Preferred Reporting Item for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses. PRISMA aims to help authors improve the reporting of systematic reviews and meta-analyses. To this end, they've created a checklist for conducting and writing systematic reviews and a flow chart showing how to run and report the screening process. In 2018 PRISMA created an extension to PRISMA for scoping reviews.