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Systematic Reviews

Publishing Guidelines

Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research EQUATOR  Network 



STROBE STrengthening the Reporting of OBservational studies in Epidemiology Checklist for recommendations to the three main analytical designs that are used in observational research: cohort, case-control, and cross-sectional studies.

MOOSE  Guidelines for Meta-Analyses and Systematic Reviews of Observational Studies Checklist contains specifications for reporting of meta-analyses of observational studies in epidemiology, including background, search strategy, methods, results, discussion, and conclusion.

RAMESES Realist And Meta-narrative Evidence Syntheses: Evolving Standards Theory-driven, qualitative and mixed-method approaches to systematic review as an alternative to (or to extend and supplement) conventional Cochrane-style reviews.