Consumers and Communication Group resources for authors

Please note: all Cochrane reviews are expected to comply with the Methodological Expectations of Cochrane Intervention Reviews (MECIR) conduct and reporting standards.

Tools, templates and checklists

Intervention review title proposals

Please contact the CCCG editorial team for our title proposal form. 

Authors may also like to consult our Topic list (PDF 120 KB) and the methodological guides listed below

Protocol stage

Review stage

Update stage

Methodological guides for review authors

Authors please note: Selected updated chapters of the Cochrane Handbook are now available at Please use these updated versions where chapters are referred in any of the CCCG resource documents below.