PRISMA-S: An Extension to the PRISMA Statement for Reporting Literature Searches in Systematic Reviews

  title={PRISMA-S: An Extension to the PRISMA Statement for Reporting Literature Searches in Systematic Reviews},
  author={Melissa L. Rethlefsen and Shona Kirtley and Siw Waffenschmidt and Ana Patricia Ayala and David Moher and Matthew J. Page and Jonathan B. Koffel},
OBJECTIVES: Despite wide usage of the PRISMA Statement reporting guideline by systematic review authors, compliance with its items regarding literature search reporting is suboptimal. We sought to develop an international standard for literature search reporting aligned with the PRISMA Statement to improve the quality and reproducibility of reported literature searches.METHODOLOGY: We formed an executive committee to lead the PRISMA-S extension development. The study protocol was published… 
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    International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics
  • 2020
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