About the Authors
Chalmers Research Group, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Oxford, United Kingdom
All of the authors are members of the Cochrane Collaboration. Four of the authors (DM, JT, MS, and DA) have been extensively involved with conceptualizing, developing, updating, and promoting the QUOROM Statement.
DM, JT, MS, and DGA designed the study. JT analyzed the data. DM, JT, ACT, MS, and DGA contributed to writing the paper. JT and ACT helped screen articles for inclusion in the study and abstracted data. MS provided guidance to data abstractors in making ratings. ACT collected data or did experiments related to the study.