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
  • Robvis (visualization tool)– Tool to create tables and figures to display the results of your risk of bias assessment

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.”