Systematic review reporting standards

  • PRISMA - The minimum set of items for reporting in published systematic reviews and meta-analyses.
  • PRISMA-P - The minimum set of items for reporting in published systematic review and meta-analysis protocols.
  • MOOSE (Meta-analysis of Observational Studies in Epidemiology: a proposal for reporting) - PDF
  • MECIR (Methodological Expectations of Cochrane Intervention Reviews) - Standards for the reporting of new Cochrane Intervention Reviews
  • PRESS (Peer Review of Electronic Search Strategies)
  • STARLITE Statement - Standards for reporting literature searches
  • Institute of Medicine's Clinical Practice Guidelines We Can Trust - includes systematic review development process

Handbooks and guides

Checklists for quality assessment of studies