All articles included in your systematic review must undergo two rounds of screening:
In many ways, the search strategy created by the librarian operationalizes the inclusion criteria. The screening process does the same for the exclusion criteria. In the title/abstract phase, it is better to be overly permissive rather than overly conservative. Often, exclusion criteria are made more stringent during the full-text screening phase.
Before you begin:
Covidence is a web-based software platform that streamlines the production of systematic reviews, including Cochrane Reviews. This cloud-based software allows for asynchronous collaboration for every member of your team.
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