- Framework of problems / Objective
- Unpublished or "zombie" reviews (the file-drawer effect)
- Factors predicting completion and time to publication of Cochrane reviews
|A. C. Tricco
|Year Of Publishing
Unpublished or "zombie" reviews (the file-drawer effect)
Weaknesses identified in some Cochrane reviews
Untimely (taking too long) or resource intensive
|Number of systematic reviews included
|Summary of Findings
|79% of the included 93 Cochrane review protocols in issue 2 (2000) of the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews were published as a final review by 2008. A change in authorship between publication of the Cochrane protocol and publication of the final review was associated with longer times to publication.
|Did the article find that the problem(s) led to qualitative changes in interpretation of the results?
|Are the methods of the article described in enough detail to replicate the study?