Question and Answer
What standards or guidelines should I follow to design, conduct, and report my systematic or scoping review?
The standard you select will often depend on your discipline and the type of review you plan to conduct.
We strongly recommend that you consult standards such as:
- Cochrane Handbook
- IOM (Institute of Medicine). 2011. Finding What Works in Health Care: Standards for Systematic Reviews. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press
- Joanna Briggs Manual
- Page MJ, McKenzie JE, Bossuyt PM, et al. The PRISMA 2020 statement: an updated guideline for reporting systematic reviews. BMJ. 2021;372:n71
- Tricco AC, Lillie E, Zarin W, et al. PRISMA Extension for Scoping Reviews (PRISMA-ScR): Checklist and Explanation. Ann Intern Med. 2018.