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Box 2.2.a: Sections of a protocol for a Cochrane review


Protocol information:


        Contact person*


        What’s new


The protocol: 




                 Criteria for selecting studies for this review:

                         Types of studies*

                         Types of participants*

                         Types of interventions*

                         Types of outcome measures*

        Search methods for identification of studies*

                 Data collection and analysis*



                 Other references:

                         Additional references

                         Other published versions of this review

         Tables and figures:

                 Additional tables


Supplementary information:







About the article:

         Contributions of authors

         Declarations of interest*

         Sources of support:

                 Internal sources

                 External sources

         Published notes