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2.3.7  Editorial procedures of a Cochrane Review Group

The editorial team of the CRG is ultimately responsible for the decision to publish a Cochrane review on their module. This decision will be made following peer review and appropriate revisions by the review authors. This may take several iterations.


The editorial team of each CRG is responsible for maintaining a module, which includes information about the Group, including their editorial processes. Any specific methods used by the CRG, beyond the standard methods specified in the Handbook, should be documented in their module, including:


Descriptions of specific additional methods used by each CRG are published as part of the group’s module in The Cochrane Library. Authors should familiarize themselves with the contents of their Group’s module.