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Call for papers: The role of systematic reviews in evidence-based research
Systematic Reviews invites submissions of manuscripts to our new thematic series highlighting the contribution that systematic reviews make in evidence-based research.
We welcome submissions of research articles, systematic reviews, methodology and commentaries.Read More
Aims and scope
Systematic Reviews encompasses all aspects of the design, conduct and reporting of systematic reviews. The journal publishes high quality systematic review products including systematic review protocols, systematic reviews related to a very broad definition of human health, rapid reviews, updates of already completed systematic reviews, and methods research related to the science of systematic reviews, such as decision modelling. At this time Systematic Reviews does not accept reviews of in vitro studies. The journal also aims to ensure that the results of all well-conducted systematic reviews are published, regardless of their outcome.
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Conducting a systematic review of animal studies?
Systematic Reviews considers protocols and results papers of systematic reviews of animal studies relevant for human health. You can now also prospectively register these reviews on PROSPERO.
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The role of systematic reviews in evidence-based research
Edited by Professor Dawid Pieper and Professor Hans Lund
Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care Evidence Reviews
Edited by Dr Ivan Florez
Automation in the systematic review process
Edited by Prof Joseph Lau
Five years of Systematic Reviews
Annual Journal Metrics
2022 Citation Impact
3.7 - 2-year Impact Factor
3.8 - 5-year Impact Factor
1.561 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
1.269 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)
120 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
340 days submission to accept (Median)
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