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Table 2 Scope of the PRISMA extensions in development

From: Evaluations of the uptake and impact of the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) Statement and extensions: a scoping review

Reporting guideline Month registered Scope of reporting guideline
PRISMA-Children Nov 2014 Reports of systematic reviews and meta-analyses of randomised trials or observational studies of newborn and child health research [155].
PRISMA-Protocol for Children Nov 2014 Protocols for systematic reviews and meta-analyses of randomised trials or observational studies of newborn and child health research [155].
PRISMA-Diagnostic Test Accuracy Nov 2015 Reports of systematic reviews and meta-analyses of diagnostic test accuracy studies (i.e. studies of the ability of medical tests to detect a target condition) [156].
PRISMA-Rapid Reviews Nov 2015 Reports of rapid reviews, including those with analogous terminology (e.g. rapid evidence synthesis, rapid knowledge synthesis) [157].
PRISMA-Scoping Reviews Dec 2015 Reports of scoping reviews, which are used to map the concepts underpinning a research area and the main sources and types of evidence available [158].
PRISMA-Search Feb 2016 Reports of literature searches in systematic reviews [159].
PRISMA-Traditional Chinese Medicine Aug 2016 Reports of systematic reviews and meta-analyses of studies that evaluate Chinese herb medicine or moxibustion [160].
PRISMA-In Vivo Animal studies To be registered Reports of systematic reviews and meta-analyses of in vivo animal studies (Manoj M. Lalu, personal communication, June 2017)
  1. Registered PRISMA extensions were identified in the library of reporting guidelines available at the Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research (EQUATOR) Network website (http://www.equator-network.org/library/), on 24 July 2017