Living Systematic Reviews: An Emerging Opportunity to Narrow the Evidence-Practice Gap

@inproceedings{Elliott2014LivingSR,
  title={Living Systematic Reviews: An Emerging Opportunity to Narrow the Evidence-Practice Gap},
  author={Julian H. Elliott and Tari Turner and Ornella Clavisi and James Thomas and Julian P. T. Higgins and Chris Mavergames and Russell Lindsay Gruen},
  booktitle={PLoS medicine},
  year={2014}
}
The current difficulties in keeping systematic reviews up to date leads to considerable inaccuracy, hampering the translation of knowledge into action. Incremental advances in conventional review updating are unlikely to lead to substantial improvements in review currency. A new approach is needed. We propose living systematic review as a contribution to evidence synthesis that combines currency with rigour to enhance the accuracy and utility of health evidence. Living systematic reviews are… CONTINUE READING

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