Doing new research? Don't forget the old

PLoS Med. 2004 Nov;1(2):e35. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0010035. Epub 2004 Nov 30.


Nobody should do a new research study, says Clarke, without first systematically reviewing the literature. And journal editors should insist that all research papers are accompanied by an up-to-date systematic review

MeSH terms

  • Biomedical Research / trends*
  • Humans
  • Information Services
  • Medical Informatics*
  • Needs Assessment
  • Publishing*
  • Review Literature as Topic*