Scope for improvement in the quality of reporting of systematic reviews. From the Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group.

@article{Shea2006ScopeFI,
  title={Scope for improvement in the quality of reporting of systematic reviews. From the Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group.},
  author={Beverley J. Shea and L. M. Bouter and Jeremy M. Grimshaw and Daniel Francis and Zulma Ortiz and George A Wells and Peter S L Tugwell and Maarten Boers},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  year={2006},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={9-15}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the quality of reporting in Cochrane musculoskeletal systematic reviews (excluding back and injury reviews). METHODS This study assessed all the Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group's systematic reviews from Issue 4, 2002, of the Cochrane Library Database of Systematic Reviews. Two reviewers independently extracted data and assessed quality. Two assessment tools were used, including an 18 item checklist and flow chart developed by the Quality of Reporting of Meta-analysis… CONTINUE READING