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Appraisal of: McGowan J, Sampson M, Lefebvre C. An evidence based checklist for the Peer Review of Electronic Search Strategies (PRESS EBC). Evidence Based Library & Information Practice 2010;5(1):149-154.
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Appraisal of: McGowan J, Sampson M, Salzwedel DM, Cogo E, Foerster V, Lefebvre C. PRESS Peer Review of Electronic Search Strategies: 2015 Guideline Statement. J Clin Epidemiol 2016;75:40-6.
Appraisal of: Relevo R, Paynter R. Peer Review of Search Strategies [Internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) (US); 2012 Jun. Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK98353/
Appraisal of: Sampson M, McGowan J, Cogo E, Grimshaw J, Moher D, Lefebvre C. An evidence-based practice guideline for the peer review of electronic search strategies. J Clin Epidemiol 2009;62(9):944-52.
Appraisal of: Younger P, Boddy K. When is a search not a search? A comparison of searching the AMED complementary health database via EBSCOhost, OVID and DIALOG. Health Info Libr J 2009:26:126-135. Service providers and search interfaces
Appraisal of: "Boeker M., Vach W, Motschall E.. Time-dependent migration of citations through PubMed and OvidSP subsets: a study on a series of simultaneous PubMed and OvidSP searches. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2013;192:1196."
Appraisal of: "Briscoe S. Web searching for systematic reviews: a case study of reporting standards in the UK Health Technology Assessment programme. BMC Research Notes. 2015;8:153-." Documenting and reporting the search process
Appraisal of: "De Cock E, Cosmatos I, Kirsch E. Use of databases for health resource utilization and cost analyses in EU-5: results from a focused literature review [abstract and poster]. Value Health 2016;19(3):A80-A81" Costs and economic evaluation
Appraisal of: "Fortier KJ, Kiss N, Tongbram V. What is the optimal search engine for results from Embase and MEDLINE: Ovid or Embase.com? Value Health 2013:16(3):A25."
Appraisal of: "Huang Y, Yang Z, Wang J, Zhuo L, Li Z, Zhan S. (2016). Performance of search strategies to retrieve systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy from the Cochrane Library. J Evid Based Med. 9: 77-83." Diagnostic accuracy
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Appraisal of: "Korevaar DA, Cohen JF, Hooft L, Bossuyt PMM. (2015). Literature survey of high-impact journals revealed reporting weaknesses in abstracts of diagnostic accuracy studies. J Clin Epidemiol. 68(6): 708-715." Diagnostic accuracy
Appraisal of: "Preston L, Carroll C, Gardois P, Paisley S, Kaltenthaler E. Improving search efficiency for systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy: an exploratory study to assess the viability of limiting to MEDLINE, EMBASE and reference checking." Diagnostic accuracy