In the spotlight: Screening and Diagnostic Tests Methods Group

Posted by Froeks Kamminga (Methods Liaison Officer) on 16 December 2020

Each year, all 17 Cochrane Methods Groups prepare an Annual Report to record their main developments and achievements. This year, we are putting the Methods Groups and their contributions in the spotlight. 

Today, it's Screening and Diagnostic Tests. The aim of the Screening and Diagnostic Tests Methods Group is to implement the publication of systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy within Cochrane, as well as produce the Cochrane handbook for reviews of diagnostic test accuracy, develop tutorials for use in RevMan, contribute to the development of RevMan software, work with Cochrane Review Groups to develop the editorial process of these reviews, and collaborate with all Cochrane entities as necessary to ensure the preparation and publication of good quality DTA reviews in the Cochrane Library.

This year, the Group's highlight is: 

To find out more, click on the below, which will take you to the Group's summary report:

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A full overview of the outputs in methods research and development, best practice and guidance, methods implementation, as well as publications and other achievements from each of our 17 Methods Groups can be found via the links in the box below.  

Methods research and development

Best practice and methods guidance

Methods Groups Annual Highlight and Summary Reports

Methods implementation

Publications and other key achievements

Lastly, you can read the full narrative report for a summary of the key methodological developments in Cochrane over the past year.