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Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions Version 5.1.0

Reporting guideline provided for?
(i.e. exactly what the authors state in the paper)
Systematic reviews of interventions
Full bibliographic reference Higgins JPT, Green S (editors). Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions Version 5.1.0 [updated March 2011]. The Cochrane Collaboration, 2011.
Language English
Relevant URLs
(full-text if available)
The full-text of this handbook is freely available from: Cochrane Handbook
Study design Systematic reviews/Meta-analyses/HTA
Applies to the whole report or to individual sections of the report? Whole report
Other Other guidance available from the Cochrane Collaboration
Methodological expectations of Cochrane Intervention Reviews (MECIR): Standards for the conduct and reporting of new Cochrane Intervention Reviews 2012. Full-text available from: MECIR guidance

Methodological expectations of Cochrane Intervention Reviews (MECIR): Standards for the reporting of plain language summaries in new Cochrane Intervention Reviews 2013. Full-text available from: Plain language summaries

 

The PRISMA flow diagram has recently been adapted for use in Cochrane systematic review updates. Further details are available in the article below:

Stovold E, Beecher D, Foxlee R, Noel-Storr A. Study flow diagrams in Cochrane systematic review updates: an adapted PRISMA flow diagram. Syst Rev. 2014 May 29;3:54. PMID: 24886533

 
Record last updated on March 25, 2015

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