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The barriers and facilitators to updating systematic reviews

Date
Date: 
Thursday 20 October 2011 - 17:45 - 19:30
Location: 
Africa
Contact person
Contact person: 
Chantelle Garritty (Contact this person)
David Moher (Contact this person)
Meeting details
Intended audience: 
Cochrane authors, participants from funding organizations and journal editors
Closed or open meeting: 
Closed
Description
Description: 
A focus group will be convened with invited participants from across three key systematic review stakeholder groups in order to present recent research findings on identified challenges and proposed solutions on how best to keep systematic reviews current. The session will begin with a brief presentation of the recent findings on identified challenges to updating and proposed solutions on how best to keep systematic reviews current. This will be followed by facilitators asking 3-4 guiding questions in order to elicit additional strategies to improve decision-making concerning the update process updating.