Note: “Cochrane Review” refers to protocols for Cochrane Reviews, Cochrane Reviews, and Cochrane Reviews that are being updated.
If authors disagree with an editorial decision made regarding a specific Cochrane Review, protocol for a Cochrane Review, or update of a Cochrane Review, they may appeal the decision.
Appeals are considered on the basis of:
Only one appeal per Cochrane Review will be considered, and, if escalated, the Editor in Chief’s decision is final.
For Editors: also see Appeals policy: editorial management