Reporting guidelines

This selection of resources does not aim to be comprehensive, but it is updated regularly, and we welcome suggestions for additions at techsupport@cochrane.org.

MECIR - Methodological Expectations of Cochrane Intervention Reviews

Equator Network - Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research

The EQUATOR Network maintains the Library for health research reporting providing direct links to the following key reporting guidelines, also including their bibliographic references, lists of all relevant literature, and links to all available translations.

CONSORT Consolidated Standards Of Reporting Trials
Full Record | Checklist | Flow Diagram

STROBE STrengthening the Reporting of OBservational studies in Epidemiology
Full Record | Checklist

PRISMA Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses
Full Record | Checklist | Flow Diagram

STARD Standards for Reporting Studies of Diagnostic Accuracy
Full Record | Checklist | Flow Diagram

COREQ Consolidated criteria for reporting qualitative research
Full Record

ENTREQ Enhancing transparency in reporting the synthesis of qualitative research
Full Record

SQUIRE Publication guidelines for quality improvement in health care
Full Record | Checklist

CHEERS Consolidated Health Economic Evaluation Reporting Standards
Full Record | Checklist

CARE Consensus-based Clinical Case Reporting Guideline Development
Full Record | Checklist

SAMPL Basic Statistical Reporting for Articles Published in Biomedical Journals: The “Statistical Analyses and Methods in the Published Literature”
Full Record

This selection of resources does not aim to be comprehensive, but it is updated regularly, and we welcome suggestions for additions at techsupport@cochrane.org.

Updated on: October 25, 2013, 10:29

Comments for improvement or correction are welcome.
Email: techsupport@cochrane.org