Reviews on diagnostic test accuracy

Also systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy (DTA) are now being published in The Cochrane Library.

Writing a DTA review comprises the same four stages as a review on interventions: (1) propose a title; (2) submit the protocol for your review; (3) submit the full review; (4) update the review.  There are however some important differences between intervention and DTA reviews. Please contact the Editorial Base if you are interested in writing a DTA review.

For the most comprehensive information on publishing a Cochrane DTA review:

 Some easy to read open-access publications on diagnostic reviews are: