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|Reporting guideline provided for?
(i.e. exactly what the authors state in the paper)
|Reporting synthesis without meta-analysis in systematic reviews of interventions.
SWiM checklist (Word) SWiM checklist (PDF)
|Full bibliographic reference||Campbell M, McKenzie JE, Sowden A, Katikireddi SV, Brennan SE, Ellis S, Hartmann-Boyce J, Ryan R, Shepperd S, Thomas J, Welch V, Thomson H. Synthesis without meta-analysis (SWiM) in systematic reviews: reporting guideline. BMJ 2020;368:l6890.|
(full-text if available)
|The full-text of the SWiM guideline is freely available at:
|Reporting guideline website URL||https://swim.sphsu.gla.ac.uk/|
|Reporting guideline acronym||SWiM|
|Study design||Systematic reviews/Meta-analyses/Reviews/HTA/Overviews|
|Applies to the whole report or to individual sections of the report?||Narrative sections (discussion etc.), Procedure/Method, Results|
|Additional information||Read the guideline development protocol.
|Record last updated on||November 19, 2021|
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