Towards Automating the Initial Screening Phase of a Systematic Review

@article{Bekhuis2010TowardsAT,
  title={Towards Automating the Initial Screening Phase of a Systematic Review},
  author={Tanja Bekhuis and Dina Demner-Fushman},
  journal={Studies in health technology and informatics},
  year={2010},
  volume={160 Pt 1},
  pages={
          146-50
        }
}
Systematic review authors synthesize research to guide clinicians in their practice of evidence-based medicine. Teammates independently identify provisionally eligible studies by reading the same set of hundreds and sometimes thousands of citations during an initial screening phase. We investigated whether supervised machine learning methods can potentially reduce their workload. We also extended earlier research by including observational studies of a rare condition. To build training and test… CONTINUE READING
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