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  • Description of the change: Added guidance about citing journal articles that have been submitted to a journal (but not accepted for publication) and journal articles published in multiple journals.
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  • Description of the change: 1. Addition of guidance about when it is acceptable to use a mixture of bulleted and ordered lists within a review.

    2. Addition of an example of a list with no platform phrase, and no complete sentences, where each point starts with an upper case letter and has no punctuation at the end.
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  • Description of the change: Added note to emphasize importance of entering author data correctly.
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  • Description of the change: Added guidance on how to cite registered titles.
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  • Description of the change: 7 December 2018: Added correct wording for GRADE levels of evidence (for both 'certainty' and 'quality').
    19 September 2019: Added 'co-author'.
    19 September 2019: Adjusted correct terminology for 'controlled before-after studies'.
    19 September 2019: Added 'ROBINS-I'
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  • Description of the change: Clarified how to cite Cochrane Style Basics
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  • Description of the change: Section on Cochrane names updated to reflect organizational changes.
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  • Description of the change: Added guidance on how to format multiple footnotes.
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  • Description of the change: Updates to departmental names and job titles
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  • Description of the change: Advice on hyphenation of 'co' changed: hyphens can now be used when the word following starts with a vowel. Well established words such as 'coincidence' should not be hyphenated.
    Advice on hyphenation of 'mid' added: hyphens should be used for all words that have 'mid-' as a prefix, except for common words that are never hyphenated (e.g. midnight)
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