CARE guidelinesA framework supporting transparency & accuracy in the publication of case reports
Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of InterventionsThe Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions describes in detail the process of preparing and maintaining Cochrane systematic reviews on the effects of healthcare interventions. All authors should consult the Handbook for guidance on the methods used in Cochrane systematic reviews. The Handbook includes guidance on the standard methods for planning a review, searching and selecting studies, data collection, risk of bias assessment, statistical analysis, GRADE and interpreting results. It also includes information on non-randomized studies, adverse effects, complex interventions, equity, economics, patient-reported outcomes, individual patient data, prospective meta-analysis and qualitative research. The list of all author contributors of the Handbook is available here.
All MECIR standards are contained and cited in the new Cochrane Handbook.