Low reporting or methodological quality (OTHER GUIDANCE)

Systematic reviews were noted to be of poor quality (reporting or methodological) prior to the availibility of established reporting and methodological guidelines.

Articles that support this problem:

Need for quality improvement in renal systematic reviews

2008 : Clinical journal of the american society of nephrology

Methodological quality of systematic reviews analyzing the use of laser therapy in restorative dentistry

2010 : Lasers in medical science

The methodological quality of systematic reviews published in high‐impact nursing journals: a review of the literature

2014 : Journal of clinical nursing

Peer Reviewed: Quality of Systematic Reviews of Observational Nontherapeutic Studies

2010 : Preventing chronic disease

A review of methodological quality of systematic reviews on multiple pregnancies

2006 : Journal of obstetrics & gynaecology

Methods and reporting of systematic reviews of comparative accuracy were deficient: a methodological survey and proposed guidance

2020 : Journal of clinical epidemiology

Evaluation of the methodological quality of systematic reviews of health status measurement instruments

2009 : Quality of life research

The collaboration and reporting quality of social welfare systematic reviews in the Campbell Collaboration online library

2019 : Health & quality of life outcomes

Assessment of the quality of reporting in abstracts of systematic reviews with meta-analyses in periodontology and implant dentistry

2014 : Journal of periodontal research

Dissemination bias in systematic reviews of animal research: a systematic review

2014 : Plos one

An evaluation of epidemiological and reporting characteristics of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) systematic reviews (SRs)

2013 : Plos one

Cochrane systematic reviews of Chinese herbal medicines: an overview

2011 : Plos one

Blinded by PRISMA: are systematic reviewers focusing on PRISMA and ignoring other guidelines?

2014 : Plos one

The "quality" of JBI qualitative research synthesis: a methodological investigation into the adherence of meta-aggregative systematic reviews to reporting standards and methodological guidance

2021 : Jbi evidence synthesis

Quality, methods, and recommendations of systematic reviews on measures of evidence-based practice: an umbrella review

2022 : Jbi evidence synthesis

Synthesis methods other than meta-analysis were commonly used but seldom specified: survey of systematic reviews

2023 : Journal of clinical epidemiology

Caution should be exercised when assessing ivermectin for the treatment of COVID-19 in systematic reviews

2022 : Reviews in medical virology

Causal language use in systematic reviews of observational studies is often inconsistent with intent: a systematic survey

2022 : Journal of clinical epidemiology