An explosion of rapid reviews

A simple exercise, search PubMed for the term ‘rapid review’ and explore the number of results per year: I’ve only included results from 2000 onwards. You can see a rapid rise from 2012 with a sharp acceleration this year, no doubt linked to Covid-19. Comparing the numbers with systematic reviews: 2010 – SRs = 6,128 | RRs = 9. So, 680 SRs for every RR. … Continue reading An explosion of rapid reviews