Useful Links

Useful Links

The following resources are related to assessing validity in evidence syntheses but are not specific tools that would be eligible for inclusion in the LATITUDES Library.

  • EQUATOR Network  – One-stop shop for writing and publishing high-impact research – where to find reporting guidelines
  • GRADE – system to rate the certainty in the evidence and strength of recommendations
  • ROB-ME – tool to assess Risk Of Bias due to Missing Evidence in a synthesis
  • TACIT Tool – Tool for Addressing Conflicts of Interest in Trials

Evidence synthesis organisations

The following organisations conduct and produce guidanc on how to conduct evidence syntheses:

  • Cochrane – “Independent, diverse, global organization that collaborates to produce trusted synthesized evidence, make it accessible to all, and advocate for its use”
  • Joanna Briggs Institute – “JBI is a global organisation promoting and supporting evidence-based decisions that improve health and health service delivery”
  • AHRQ – “The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s (AHRQ) mission is to produce evidence to make healthcare safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable”
  • NICE – “We provide national guidance and advice to improve health and social care.”