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Systematic Reviews


PRISMA is an evidence-based minimum set of items for reporting in systematic reviews and meta-analyses. PRISMA focuses on the reporting of reviews evaluating randomized trials, but can also be used as a basis for reporting systematic reviews of other types of research, particularly evaluations of interventions.

PRISMA Check List and Flow Chart

PRISMA  Checklist

The checklist outlines the content to include in your systemtatic review, the title, abstract, methods, results, discussion and funding.


PRISMA Flowchart 2020 

The flowchart shows  the number of records identified, included and excluded, and the reasons for exclusions.




This is the older version of PRISMA.  It is simpler than the 2020 version




To see a completed Prisma diagram, try a google search