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    4.1 Designing a scope or generic search

    Many CISs design, run, check and evaluate scope search strategies (sometimes called generic search strategies), which are very broad and are designed to capture all trial reports within the Group’s scope. If a Group's generic searches need to be desi ...
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    6. Author support

    Cochrane Information Specialist's (CIS) undertake different roles according to their Cochrane Entities' structure. In some groups the CIS’s main responsibility is to support authors in identifying controlled trials for inclusion in Cochrane syst ...
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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 4.4.3 Sensitivity versus precision It is useful to see the Title Registration Form for a ne ...
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    Building trust and sharing power for co-creation in Aboriginal health research

    Historically, Aboriginal health research in Australia has been problematic and has often been exploitative, invasive and little regard given for the diversity of Aboriginal cultures, knowledges, values, kinship and spiritualty. This non-participatory appr ...
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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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    6.3 Diagnostic Test Accuracy review searching

    Authors of Cochrane Diagnostic Test Accuracy (DTA) reviews should be strongly encouraged to leave the management of DTA review searching to the Group’s Information Specialist. For detailed information about the design and structure of search strategies an ...
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    Welcome to the 2019 Methods Symposium

    The following video is the first part of the 2019 Cochrane Methods Symposium, presented by Julian Higgins, University of Bristol, UK (Senior Handbook Editor) Part 1: Welcome to the 2019 Methods Symposium Authors Editors Consumers Trainers Information Spec ...
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    Part 2: General issues in pre-specification

    The following video is the second part of the 2019 Cochrane Methods Symposium, presented by James Thomas, EPPI-Centre, University College London, UK Part 2: General issues in pre-specification Additional materials Download the slides from the presentation ...
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    Part 3: The notion of PICO for synthesis

    The following video is the third part of the 2019 Cochrane Methods Symposium, presented by Sue Brennan, Monash University, Australia Part 3: The notion of PICO for synthesis Additional materials Download the slides from the presentation [PDF] Authors Edit ...
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    Part 5: Issues to consider when including qualitative evidence

    The following video is the fifth part of the 2019 Cochrane Methods Symposium, presented by Angela Harden, University of East London, UK Part 5: Issues to consider when including qualitative evidence Additional materials Download the slides from the presen ...

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