Untimely (taking too long) or resource intensive

This problem is not addressed in any checklist or guideline. Best practice systematic reviews are formulaic and intensive processes which can take a lot of time and resources to produce and publish.

Articles that support this problem:

Analysis of the time and workers needed to conduct systematic reviews of medical interventions using data from the PROSPERO registry

2017 : Bmj open

Systematic reviews can be produced and published faster

2008 : Journal of clinical epidemiology

Half of Cochrane reviews were published more than two years after the protocol

2020 : Journal of clinical epidemiology

How quickly do systematic reviews go out of date? A survival analysis

2007 : Annals of internal medicine

Following Cochrane review protocols to completion 10 years later: a retrospective cohort study and author survey

2019 : Journal of clinical epidemiology

Systematic reviews with published protocols compared to those without: more effort, older search

2018 : Journal of clinical epidemiology

Group authorships in Cochrane had low compliance with Cochrane recommendations

2020 : Journal of evidence-based medicine

Factors predicting completion and time to publication of Cochrane reviews

2009 : Open medicine