Why prospective registration of systematic reviews makes sense

Lesley Stewart*, David Moher, Paul Shekelle

*Corresponding author for this work

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Prospective registration of systematic reviews promotes transparency, helps reduce potential for bias and serves to avoid unintended duplication of reviews. Registration offers advantages to many stakeholders in return for modest additional effort from the researchers registering their reviews.

Original languageEnglish
Article number7
JournalSystematic Reviews
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 9 Feb 2012

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