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Table 1 Summary of subgroup-specific information addressed by select guideline developers and groups setting standards for systematic reviews

From: An approach to addressing subpopulation considerations in systematic reviews: the experience of reviewers supporting the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

  PHASE I Topic scoping and work plan development PHASE II Data abstraction and critical appraisal PHASE III Data analysis and synthesis PHASE IV Reporting and interpretation
AAFP [42]     
AAP [43]     
ACOG [44]     
ACP [45, 46]     
CTFPHC [12]   
CPSTF [47, 48]     
Cochrane [7, 11, 49]  
GRADE [810, 20]
IOM [14, 50]   
NICE [13]    
  1. AAFP American Academy of Family Physicians, AAP American Academy of Pediatrics, ACOG American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, ACP American College of Physicians, CTFPHC Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care, CPSTF Community Preventive Services Task Force, Cochrane The Cochrane Collaboration, GRADE Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation Working Group, IOM Institute of Medicine, NICE National Institute for Health and Care Excellence