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5.8  Chapter information

Editors: Denise O’Connor, Sally Green and Julian PT Higgins.

This chapter should be cited as: O’Connor D, Green S, Higgins JPT (editors). Chapter 5: Defining the review question and developing criteria for including studies. In: Higgins JPT, Green S (editors), Cochrane Handbook of Systematic Reviews of Intervention. Version 5.1.0 (updated March 2011). The Cochrane Collaboration, 2011. Available from

Acknowledgements: This section builds on earlier versions of the Handbook. For details of previous authors and editors of the Handbook, see Chapter 1 (Section 1.4).