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Research Guides

Systematic Reviews and Related Evidence Syntheses

Critical Appraisal Checklists

Critical Appraisal Checklists

Guide to assessing risk of bias from National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

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



OHAT Risk of Bias Rating Tool for Human and Animal Studies


Nutrition Evidence Library Bias Assessment Tool (BAT)

Strength of Evidence guides

Books About Review Methods