Please complete and submit this "Method or Tool Interest Form". Submissions will be triaged by the Methods Executive and if applicable, will be escalated to the Scientific Committee. This form records essential information to enable consideration by either group. We will acknowledge receipt of submission. Following assessment of your submission you will receive notification on further action or their position. The Methods Implementation Manager will liaise with you if further information and supporting evidence is required.
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List all Cochrane groups and entities with which you are affiliated using separate rows.
List all lead researchers or developers, if known, using separate rows.
Briefly describe the aims and objectives of the method or development (<200 words).
Briefly describe the key features of the method or development or methodological problem. Please state whether the method should be applied in standard Cochrane Reviews, specific types of reviews or whether more experimental (<300 words).
Briefly highlight any potential implementation considerations you envision, including, but not limited to; developments to Cochrane systems or tools, e.g. RevMan functionality or integration; specific requirement for publications and how it’s visualised; whether it generates large datasets, how these should be managed and whether they should be published; and requirements for training authors, editors and/or peer reviewers, etc.
If applicable, please list primary references. You can upload unpublished documents, such as proof of performance, details of testing or piloting, information on the acceptability of the method or tool, or other guidance using the link below.