Resources

Below are the links to resources needed to carry out various steps of Cochrane Systematic Reviews.

  • Standards
    • Cochrane standards
      • Methodological Expectations of Cochrane Intervention Reviews (MECIR)
      • Cochrane Style Guide (CSG)
    • Standard reporting checklist - For primary studies
      • CONSORT Checklist - For reporting parallell group randomized trials
      • CONSORT Flow diagram - For reporting patient flow in parallel group randomized trials
      • CONSORT Extensions - For other types of study designs & special interventions
      • STARD Checklist & Flow diagram - For reporting diagnostic test accuracy
      • STROBE Checklist - For reporting non-randomized studies (NRS) & conference abstracts
    • Standard reporting checklists - For systematic reviews
      • PRISMA Checklist & Flow diagram - For systematic reviews of intervention
      • MOOSE Checklist - For systematic reviews of observational studies
  • Quality assessment tools
    • QUADAS-2 - For assessing risk of bias in diagnostic accuracy studies
  • Software & other tools
    • RevMan(R) - To write report and conduct meta-analysis for Cochrane Systematic Review
    • GradePro - To create summary of findings tables
    • Search Filters - To efficiently find published evidence from the e-databases
    • PRISMA Flow diagram generator
  • Contacting Cochrane
    • Cochrane Reivew Groups (CRG)