PRISMA focuses on the reporting of reviews evaluating randomised trials, but can also be used as a basis for reporting systematic reviews of other types of research, particularly evaluations of interventions.
This PDF document provides guidance on writing abstracts for systematic reviews. It also offers a checklist enabling the items suggested to fit into any set of headings mandated by a journal or conference submission.
The MECIR project aims to specify methodological expectations for Cochrane Protocols, Reviews, and updates of reviews on the effects of interventions, and to ensure that these methodological expectations are supported and implemented across The Cochrane Collaboration.
STROBE was developed to improve the reporting of observational studies (cohort, case-control, and cross-sectional studies) in research articles to ensure that readers can assess the strengths and weaknesses of such research.