A systematic review team should include:
If a SR already exists or is in-progress, another systematic review may be duplicative and difficult to get published. Search the sources below for published SRs or protocols of in-progress reviews. Depending on your research question, you may want to search additional databases as well.
Conducting a SR takes time - anywhere from 6 to 12 months!
An analysis of time spent showed that it took on average 1,139 hours to conduct a SR.
Cochrane provides an example of a timeline for a 12 month review:
More recommended tools are listed on appropriate pages throughout this guide.