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Systematic Reviews

This guide will introduce you to the process of conducting a systematic review.

Reporting Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses

Reporting Guidelines

The EQUATOR Network gathers guidelines for reporting on different types of trials and research studies. Includes CONSORT, STROBE, PRISMA, MOOSE, RAMESES, and more. 

Standards for the Reporting of New Cochrane Intervention Reviews

The Methodological Expectations of Cochrane Reviews (MECIR) project aims to specify methodological expectations for Cochrane Protocols, Reviews, and updates of reviews on the effects of interventions, and to ensure that these methodological expectations are supported and implemented across The Cochrane Collaboration.

Tools for Practice Guidelines

Clinical Practice Guidelines We Can Trust (IOM)

Eight standards for developing rigorous, trustworthy clinical practice guidelines.


The Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Evaluation (AGREE) Instrument evaluates the process of practice guideline development and the quality of reporting.

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