Cochrane Heart has published the first Cochrane Review using Risk of Bias (RoB 2) as part of the formal pilot. Here Marianna Kaye, Assistant Managing Editor with Cochrane Heart, interviews two authors to find out more about the experience of using the tool.
Cochrane Heart is excited to announce that Physical activity interventions for people with congenital heart disease has been published using the using the risk of bias 2 (RoB2) tool has now been published.
Just prior to the publication of the review, we talked with the authors Craig Williams and Curtis Wadey from the Children's Health and Exercise Research Centre at the University of Exeter, UK, about the tool and their experience of using it.
Authors Craig Williams and Curtis Wadey
Firstly, can you give us an overview of what your review was looking at and what the main findings were?
Your review was the first we have published using the new risk of bias 2 tool. What was your experience?
Were there any particular challenges?
And finally, any tips for authors on using the RoB2 tool in the future?