Reporting quality of Cochrane systematic reviews with Chinese herbal medicines

Ref ID 726
First Author X. Zhang
Year Of Publishing 2019
Keywords Cochrane
Complimentary & Alternative
Low reporting quality
Problem(s) Not updated regularly
Intervention not described / defined
Unplanned or unjustified subgroup or sensitivity analyses
Number of systematic reviews included 109
Summary of Findings 55% were published 5 years previously and had not been updated. 45.9% included a heterogeneous range of herbs and formulas. PRISMA quality was poor for for items 11 (defining all data items for extraction) and 23 (describing additional analyses).
Did the article find that the problem(s) led to qualitative changes in interpretation of the results? Not Applicable
Are the methods of the article described in enough detail to replicate the study? Yes