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dc.contributor.authorHopewell, Sally-
dc.contributor.authorLoudon, Kirsty-
dc.contributor.authorClarke, Mike-
dc.contributor.authorMoher, David-
dc.contributor.authorScholten, Rob-
dc.contributor.authorEisinga, Anne-
dc.contributor.authorFrench, Simon-
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 Fund-
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.citation.publicationstatusPublicly available-
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dc.contributor.affiliationCochrane Centre UK-
dc.contributor.affiliationNMAHP Research-
dc.contributor.affiliationQueen's University Belfast-
dc.contributor.affiliationOttawa Hospital Research Institute-
dc.contributor.affiliationCochrane Netherlands-
dc.contributor.affiliationCochrane Centre UK-
dc.contributor.affiliationCochrane UK-
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