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Improving the quality of systematic reviews of neurological conditions: an assessment of current practice and the development and validation of six new search strategies.

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Summary of "Improving the quality of systematic reviews of neurological conditions: an assessment of current practice and the development and validation of six new search strategies."

Our aim was to study the quality of the literature search strategies used in recent systematic reviews, and to develop and assess the diagnostic accuracy of six new search strategies (i.e. hedges).

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Name: European journal of neurology
ISSN: 1468-1331
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