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New guidance available for authors on using social theories in preparing Cochrane Reviews of complex interventions

Complex intervention reviews can be aided by the application of social theories. Members of the Methodological Investigation of Cochrane Complex Intervention reviews project group, supported  by the Methods Innovation Fund and the Qualitative and Implementation Methods Group, have developed guidance to assist authors in the selection of social theories in reviews of complex interventions. The principal authors of this resource, Guidance for review authors on choice and use of social theory in complex intervention reviews, have recently published an article in the Journal of Clinical Epidemiology providing guidance to authors as well as access to resources, including a searchable wiki and a methodology register.  


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Updated on: February 8, 2016, 5:14