· documentation that the new review will be included in a clinical guideline;
· details of the commissioning organisation or funder of the review; and
· the date the review must be completed, and the date the guideline is due to be published.
Updating existing reviews
Review authors may be invited to update their review. An invitation to update will normally be made if the clinical guideline the review informs is due to be updated.
Garner P, Hopewell S, Chandler J, MacLehose H, Akl E et al, for the Panel for Updating Guidance for Systematic reviews (PUGs). When to update systematic reviews and how to do it: consensus and checklist. BMJ 2016; 354: i3507.