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    6.1 The aim of a search and basic searching principles

    The aim of a search is to identify as many relevant studies as possible and to be as extensive as possible. For more information, see  the Cochrane Handbook, Chapter 6.4.4: Sensitivity versus precision. It is useful to see the Title Registration Form for ...
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    6.2 Intervention reviews

    6.2.1 What and where to search The MECIR guidance on the conduct of new Cochrane intervention reviews states in the section Searching for studies (C24-38)  that it is mandatory to search the Cochrane Review Group’s specialised register. CENTRAL and MEDLIN ...
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    Case studies in partnerships

    Case studies in partnerships Here you will find a series of case studies of partnerships in action within a range of Cochrane Groups. These talk about the background to the partnership, its development, the benefit to both sides and tips for Groups.  If y ...
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    Social media

    Social media Social media is the term used to describe online communications channels dedicated to community-based input and content-sharing. There are numerous channels through which you could disseminate the results of your review such as Facebook, Twit ...
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    Blogshots (Social media adverts) Blogshots, or social media adverts, are one slide visual representations of the results of a Cochrane Review. These are useful when disseminating a Cochrane Review using social media in order to give a snapshot of the resu ...
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    Blogs Blogs are informal style articles which can provide contextual considerations for a Cochrane review in addition to presenting the main results. Good blogs are informative, engaging and thought provoking for the reader. The added advantage is that yo ...
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    Interacting with the media

    Interacting with the media A useful introductory guide to communicating your research to the media is available here. A useful overview of Cochrane for journalists is available here: Information for Journalists. This sheet can be included in any correspon ...
  8. The Nottingham Systematic Review Course- Nottingham, UK

    Long courses
    18 June 2019 to 21 June 2019
    This course qualifies for 24 Royal College of Physicians CPD Points. Who should attend: all people wishing to undertake reviews of randomised studies. This course, organised by the University of Nottingham, is aimed at enabling participants to become prof ...
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    6.4 Providing search results to review authors

    Most CIS will provide authors with the results of the searches for their reviews. Some will provide the raw results from each database searched, others will deduplicate them, while others will put the results into Studies and References in RevMan and prov ...
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    7.1 Review Proposal

    Prospective authors will submit a review proposal form to the review group. This will be assessed by the editorial team and will either be accepted or rejected. ...