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Grey literature - Information for systematic reviewers - Guides at University of Western Australia

Information on useful information resources and searching tips for researchers undertaking systematic reviews in medicine and health research.

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The automation of systematic reviews | BMJ

The automation of systematic reviews | BMJ | systematic review | Scoop.it

The Cochrane handbook stipulates that systematic reviews should be examined every two years and updated if needed,1 but time and resource constraints mean that this occurs for only a third of reviews...


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Home - The Cochrane Library

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The Cochrane Collaboration is an international organisation whose primary aim is to help people make well-informed decisions about healthcare and health policy by preparing and maintaining high quality systematic reviews. It is a “not-for-profit organisation and draws significantly on volunteer effort. To find out more about the organisation visit The Cochrane Collaboration homepage. The Cochrane Library is published on behalf of The Cochrane Collaboration.

 

There are many ways in which you can contribute to the work of The Cochrane Collaboration. These include:

 

• Conducting a systematic review as part of a research team
• Providing peer review as a content expert, consumer or someone with specific skills e.g information retrieval or statistics
• Providing editorial support to a Cochrane Review Group
• Acting as an advocate for evidence based health care and the work of The Cochrane Collaboration
• Providing training for review authors or editors, or users of The Cochrane Library
• Participating in the development of Cochrane methods
• Contributing the work of Cochrane Centres and Branches, Fields and Networks.

 

The Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of interventions describes the role of Cochrane “entities” as follows:


There are 53 Cochrane Review Groups in The Cochrane Collaboration based all over the world, each covering a specialist area within healthcare or health policy. Members of the CRGs include researchers, healthcare professionals and consumers of healthcare services. They are supported in review preparation by Methods Groups, Centres and Fields.

 

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