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    Writing the protocol for a DTA review

    This is a recorded video slidecast presentation by Rob Scholten, director of Cochrane Netherlands, delivered at a two-day workshop hosted by Cochrane Netherlands. This presentation explains why it is important to have a protocol for a systematic review. I ...
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    Practical issues in planning a Cochrane DTA Review

    This is a recorded video slidecast presentation by Rob Scholten, director of Cochrane Netherlands, delivered at a two-day workshop hosted by Cochrane Netherlands. If you’re considering to conduct a Cochrane DTA Review, this short presentation will give yo ...
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    Diagnostic test accuracy (DTA) reviews: a pathway

    Systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy (DTA) summarize the evidence about test accuracy. Ideally, they also investigate why the results may vary among studies, compare the performance of alternative tests, and help the reader to put the evidence i ...
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    Incorporating GRADE in Cochrane Reviews

    Incorporating the GRADE assessment of quality of evidence in your Cochrane Review may be a challenging task. However, it is important to do it properly, as the GRADE assessment plays a key role in communicating the results of systematic reviews to users. ...
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    GRADE approach to evaluating the quality of evidence: a pathway

    Assessing the quality of the body of evidence is a mandatory item in the Methodological standards for the conduct of new Cochrane Intervention Reviews (MECIR). GRADE is the Cochrane’s recommended approach for grading the quality of evidence and the streng ...
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    Proposing and registering new Cochrane Reviews

    Conducting a Cochrane Review is not an easy endeavour and you should carefully consider what will be required of you once you undertake this work. You should also be familiar with the regular procedure for starting a new Cochrane Review. This resource bri ...
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    Pre-submission checklist for authors

    Before checking the final drafts of your Cochrane Protocol or Cochrane Review into Archie, you want to make sure that they are up to the standard as much as possible. This resource provides you with two checklists developed to ascertain that your draft pr ...
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    Guide to collaborating online

    Cochrane is a geographically diverse organization and many teams work together across time zones and in varying technological environments. This resources provides an overview of user-friendly online collaboration tools that will help you organize activit ...
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    Cross-cultural team working within Cochrane

    This resource reviews some of the key issues relating to international team working within Cochrane, and provides a helpful insight into the challenges and benefits of this aspect of the organization.  It will be useful to anyone who works with individual ...
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    Managing expectations between Cochrane and authors

    What does Cochrane expect of authors, and what can authors expect of Cochrane in return? The answer to this question is provided in this resource, which describes the roles and responsibilites of review author teams, Cochrane Review Groups, and Cochrane C ...

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