What is a living systematic review?
We define an LSR as a systematic review which is continually updated, incorporating relevant new evidence as it becomes available.
Practically, this means that LSRs:
• Are underpinned by continual, active monitoring of the evidence (i.e. monthly searches)
• Immediately include any new important evidence (...
July 31 2017
Cochrane Work Review Group newsletterhttp://www.emaileri.fi/g/l/207683/7869119/1345086/1923/479/5
May 9 2017
In a blog for the special series on The Problem With Sex, researcher and nurse Tracie Miles, author of a Cochrane review on vaginal dilator therapy after pelvic radiotherapy, writes about sex, science and what happens when we listen to women http://bit.ly/2o5nasG
April 6 2017
Jane Hayes, Information Specialist with the Cochrane Gynaecological, Neuro-oncology and Orphan Cancers group, retiring at the end of February. Jane has been Information Specialist with GNOC for almost nine years, having started with the Group in April 2008 when the Group was awarded one of the first Cochrane NIHR Programme Grants.Jane has...
March 6 2017
This video explains why systematic reviews are important and how they are done. This includes an explanation of how the effects of interventions are compared in order to provide evidence. Attribution/credits: Prepared by the Cochrane Consumers and Communication Group, La Trobe University and generously support by Cochrane Australia. Written by...
March 2 2017
Interested in innovative approaches to systematic reviews? In this webinar, Annie Synnot from Cochrane Australia will talk about Living Systematic Reviews and the pilot Living Systematic Review being undertaken by Cochrane. Annie will also cover:What is a Living Systematic Review?When is it appropriate to do one?What are the methods,...
February 15 2017
The following new members for the Cochrane Board nominations have been received (in alphabetical order):Janet ClarksonRobert DellavalleAhizechukwu EkeGerald GartlehnerPeter GøtzscheTracey HoweFergus MacbethAmy PriceNancy SantessoMelina WillsonIrena Zakarija-GrkovićVoting is open for these positions as of 5 January 2017. Eligible voters (...
January 16 2017
2017 NIHR Systematic Review FellowshipsOn behalf of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), the NIHR Trainees Coordinating Centre (TCC) is launching the 2017 round of the NIHR Systematic Review Fellowships.NIHR Systematic Review Fellowships form part of the NIHR Research Methods Programme, the purpose of which is to:Attract to the NIHR...
January 5 2017
Join the 48 hour Citation Screening Challenge!Cochrane Crowd, Cochrane’s new citizen science platform, is a global community of almost 4,000 volunteers who are helping to classify the research needed to support informed decision-making about healthcare treatments.Cochrane Crowd would like your help to achieve one million classifications ...
December 6 2016
Cochrane's 2016 Annual General Meeting, held in Seoul during our annual Colloquium, included a Special Session where the Cochrane Community had the opportunity to share their stories of responding to the challenges of Strategy to 2020. As well as live presentations from a selection of Cochrane Groups from around the world, the session included...
November 7 2016