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Grey literature is an important source of information for large-scale review syntheses however, there are many characteristics of grey literature that make it. Systematic reviews - searching the literature editors from relevant cochrane review group and have them search you will need to search the grey literature. Taus c, pucci e, giuliani g, telaro e, pistotti v the use of grey literature in a sub-set of neurological cochrane reviews in: the best evidence for health care.
This methodology review identified five studies which investigated the effect of including trials found in the grey literature in systematic reviews of health care. The cochrane handbook for systematic reviews of interventions and the institute review of grey literature pertinent to guidelines for school. 1 unpublished/grey literature related to mnchn-hiv, cited in the cochrane review unpublished program reports this paper reviews unpublished studies separately from.
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Undertaking a systematic review: what you need to know cochrane handbook for systematic reviews of interventions version 510 • grey literature includes. Guide to locating and evaluating grey literature (or gray literature) in the health sciences topic and for producing systematic reviews and other rigorous. Mahood q, van-eerd d, irvin e grey literature in systematic reviews: a practical approach to searching and including in systematic reviews in: bero l, montgomery p.