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Systematic Reviews

Search Strategy

Types of reporting bias include:

  • Publication bias
  • Time lag bias
  • Multiple (duplicate) publication bias
  • Location bias
  • Citation bias
  • Language bias
  • Outcome reporting bias

For details see: Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions (2008, Chapter 10)

The following sites include examples of pre-tested search filters:

Translating search strategies from one platform to another.

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