Reporting guidelines guide authors in communicating the results of research studies -- including evidence synthesis reviews -- clearly. Using reporting guidelines enhances transparency and reproducibility.
Reporting guidelines help resolve problems such as:
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Reference: Beyond PRISMA–Health Research Reporting Guidelines: Your new secret weapon! Helena M. VonVille, MLS, MPH. University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System.