Literature Reviews

MEDLIOR reviewers specialize in both systematic and rapid literature review methodology, and will work with you to meet your objectives, timelines, and budget. Our reviewers have the advantage of bringing clinical expertise from across a wide range of therapeutic areas.

Following a consultation to establish the objectives of your research, our team will work with you to develop a robust literature review, utilizing established Cochrane Collaboration methodology, to complete the following:

  • Development of study protocol
  • Development and execution of search strategy
  • Systematic study selection
  • Quality/critical assessment/appraisal
  • Data extraction
  • Expert evidence reporting
  • Meta-analysis (if appropriate)
  • Network meta-analysis (if appropriate)


In addition, MEDLIOR offers the following literature review services that can be customized to fit your research needs:

  • Generating reference lists (of titles or abstracts)
  • Rapid reviews (narrative summary of evidence without formal data extraction)
  • Structured literature reviews (rapid review with evidence tables and formal summary of results)