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Rapid Reviews Methods Discussion

Saturday 21 September 2013 - 07:00 - 08:15


Adelaide (302 B)
Contact person

Contact person

Julie Polisena
Meeting details

Intended audience

Rapid review producers and users

Closed or open meeting



The meeting organizers will describe their rapid review methods employed (Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH); Cochrane Collaboration College for Policy (CCCP) at George Mason University; Ottawa Hospital Research Institute's Knowledge Synthesis Group; the Centre for Evidence-based Policy at OHSU in the U.S. The participants will to discuss the methods and report formats presented. Some topics for consideration are: the appropriateness of the literature search strategy and selection criteria, data analysis and synthesis conducted, report layout and transparency, and policy implications discussed according to the evidence. This will be a forum to exchange and share information about existing rapid review methods.