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An international database of prospectively registered systematic reviews in health and social care. Key features from the review protocol are recorded and maintained as a permanent record.
AHRQ Methods Guide for Effectiveness and Comparative Effectiveness Reviews
AHRQ has produced training modules to familiarize new investigators with the methodological framework and guidance outlined
Campbell Collaboration (C2) produces systematic reviews in education, crime and justice, social welfare and international development.
Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions
This website documents the process in detail the preparing and maintaining Cochrane systematic reviews on the effects of healthcare interventions.
Stands for COnsensus-based Standards for the selection of health Measurement INstruments. Includes guidelines on systematic reviews of psychometric instruments.
Methods for systematic reviews and research syntheses, conducting reviews, supporting others to undertake reviews, and providing guidance and training in social science research.
Library contains a comprehensive searchable database of reporting guidelines and also links to other resources relevant to research reporting.
IOM Standards for Systematic Reviews
The IOM's standards address the entire systematic review process, from locating, screening, and selecting studies for the review, to synthesizing the findings (including meta-analysis) and assessing the overall quality of the body of evidence, to producing the final review report.
Note: The IOM (Institute of Medicine) now operates as the Health and Medicine division of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
PRISMA stands for Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses. It is an evidence-based minimum set of items for reporting in systematic reviews and meta-analyses.
PRISMA Diagram Generator
Resource that helps you create a PRISMA Flow Chart