See linked policy: Deceased authorsManaging Editors need
Editorial Manager and Convey
If the author's declaration of interest forms had been previously collected via Convey, it is the Managing Editor's responsibility to download the forms, add them as attachments to Editorial Manager, and request closure of the author's Convey account. See specific instructions in Section 5D of Cochrane's CoI Policy Guidance for Managing Editors.
RevMan and Archie
It is the responsibility of the Managing Editor to make the following changes: