Five years of Systematic Reviews
Overviews of systematic reviews: development and evaluation of methods
Edited by Dr Joanne E McKenzie
Advances in rapid reviews
Edited by Prof Holger Schünemann
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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 health, rapid reviews, updates of already completed systematic reviews, and methods research related to the science of systematic reviews, such as decision modelling. The journal also aims to ensure that the results of all well-conducted systematic reviews are published, regardless of their outcome.
Peer review mentoring
The Editors endorse peer review mentoring of early career researchers. Find out more here
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.
2017 Journal Metrics
94 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
91 days to first decision for all manuscripts
168 days from submission to acceptance
16 days from acceptance to publication
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