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Table 1 Inclusion criteria in systematic review protocol

From: Title and Abstract Screening and Evaluation in Systematic Reviews (TASER): a pilot randomised controlled trial of title and abstract screening by medical students

Parameters Description
Type of studies All randomised controlled trials of mild hypothermia versus control (open or normothermia) will be included
Types of participants Patients with any closed head injury requiring hospitalisation
Types of interventions Therapeutic cooling, either locally or systemically, by means of a fluid-filled cooling blanket, a ‘bear-hugger’ air-cooling device, ice water lavage, any combination of the above, or other methods, to a target temperature of at most 34–35 degrees Celsius for a period of at least 12 h