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Using built-in functions of Adobe Acrobat Pro DC to help the selection process in systematic review of randomized trials

Nur, Selin; Adams, Clive E.; Brailsford, David F.

Authors

Selin Nur

Clive E. Adams

David F. Brailsford



Abstract

This letter describes a simple way of using Adobe Acrobat Pro DC to help select and auto-extract data from Portable Document Format (PDFs) of randomised trials in order to assist swift early selection of trials for a systematic review

Citation

Nur, S., Adams, C. E., & Brailsford, D. F. (2016). Using built-in functions of Adobe Acrobat Pro DC to help the selection process in systematic review of randomized trials. Systematic Reviews, 5(33), https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-016-0207-7

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Feb 8, 2016
Publication Date Feb 18, 2016
Deposit Date Feb 18, 2016
Publicly Available Date Feb 18, 2016
Journal Systematic Reviews
Electronic ISSN 2046-4053
Publisher Springer Verlag
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 5
Issue 33
DOI https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-016-0207-7
Keywords Systematic reviews, Automation, Text mining, Portable Document Format (PDF)
Public URL http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/31840
Publisher URL http://systematicreviewsjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13643-016-0207-7
Copyright Statement Copyright information regarding this work can be found at the following address: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0

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