The Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) Program at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has posted the protocol for Living Systematic Review on Plant-based Treatment for Chronic Pain. The purpose of this systematic review is to assess the effectiveness and harms of plant-based treatments for chronic pain conditions.
AHRQ is interested in receiving unpublished scientific information relevant to this topic via the Supplemental Evidence and Data for Systematic Reviews (SEADS) portal by December 1, 2020.
The protocol describes the purpose and scope of the review, the key questions, and inclusion/exclusion criteria about what types of studies will be included. Materials submitted cannot be confidential, as they may be made public.