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The aim of screening is primarily intended to help decide what sort of additional work might be needed before publication. Screening is carried out using a Triage Tool (see Appendix 1) that  that focuses on three separate aspects of the review:


Further information about the Triage Tool can be found in the Operational guide to the Cochrane Editorial & Methods Department Review Triaging Tool. The process for review screening is detailed below (Process for review screening), but please contact your Associate Editor if  if you have any queries.

Other quick checks and feedback may be appropriate rather than providing a full screening report.