According to Finding What Works in Health Care: Standards for Systematic Reviews, "The review team is composed of the individuals who will manage and conduct the review. The objective of organizing the review team is to pull together a group of researchers as well as key users and stakeholders who have the necessary skills and clinical content knowledge to produce a high-quality SR."
Assembling a Team
The Institute of Medicine Committee on Standards for Systematic Reviews of Comparative Effectiveness Research recommends, in Standard 2.1, that a team with appropriate expertise and experience be assembled to conduct the systematic review.1 Required elements of this standard:
Include expertise in pertinent clinical contents areas
Include expertise in systematic review methods
Include expertise in searching for relevant evidence