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|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.|
(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|
|Diagnostic / prognostic studies||STARD||TRIPOD|
|Quality improvement studies||SQUIRE|
|Animal pre-clinical studies||ARRIVE|
|Clinical practice guidelines||AGREE||RIGHT|
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