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Research Guides

Systematic Reviews Service

Resources to support reviews

Software

PIECES a spreadsheet designed to help you document and record methods of the review for reporting, especially useful for PRISMA flowchart. 

Overall systematic review software

  • EPPI-Reviewer: fee
  • RevMan: from Cochrane Collaboration, free for academic use, but support is only for registered Cochrane authors‚Äč
  • SRDR (AHRQ): Systematic Review Database Repository from Agency of Healthcare Research & Quality

Meta analysis

Qualitative software

Critical Appraisal Checklists

Systematic review appraisal

  • ROBIS: Risk of Bias in Systematic Reviews
  • AMSTAR: Shea et al. Development of AMSTAR: a measurement tool to assess the methodological quality of systematic reviews

General checklist

Education