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dc.contributor.authorHopewell, Sallyen_UK
dc.contributor.authorLoudon, Kirstyen_UK
dc.contributor.authorClarke, Mikeen_UK
dc.contributor.authorMoher, Daviden_UK
dc.contributor.authorScholten, Roben_UK
dc.contributor.authorEisinga, Anneen_UK
dc.contributor.authorFrench, Simonen_UK
dc.description.abstractThis report describes the development and validation of an updating tool to help assess the need and likely benefits of updating a Cochrane review. The report is presented in five sections. Section 1 describes the background and rationale for the updating tool, including information about when and how to update. Section 2 describes the development of the updating tool and the resulting decision tree and checklist. Section 3 presents the results of the in-house and ongoing formal pilot of the tool, while Sections 4 and 5 provide information about the dissemination of the tool and our key conclusions. This project was funded by the Cochrane Opportunities Fund in 2007.en_UK
dc.publisherCochrane Opportunities Funden_UK
dc.relationHopewell S, Loudon K, Clarke M, Moher D, Scholten R, Eisinga A & French S (2008) A decision tool for updating Cochrane reviews. Cochrane Centre UK. Cochrane Opportunities Fund.
dc.rightsThe publisher has granted permission for use of this work in this Repository. 'A decision tool for updating Cochrane reviews' was conducted for Cochrane Opportunities Fund. Available at:
dc.titleA decision tool for updating Cochrane reviewsen_UK
dc.typeTechnical Reporten_UK
dc.contributor.sponsorCochrane Centre UKen_UK
dc.type.statusVoR - Version of Recorden_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationCochrane Centre UKen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationQueen's University Belfasten_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationOttawa Hospital Research Instituteen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationCochrane Netherlandsen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationCochrane Centre UKen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationCochrane UKen_UK
rioxxterms.typeTechnical Reporten_UK
local.rioxx.authorHopewell, Sally|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorLoudon, Kirsty|0000-0002-4449-6226en_UK
local.rioxx.authorClarke, Mike|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorMoher, David|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorScholten, Rob|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorEisinga, Anne|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorFrench, Simon|en_UK
local.rioxx.projectInternal Project|University of Stirling|
local.rioxx.filenameTool for updating Cochrane reviews - Final report 12 Dec 08.pdfen_UK
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