Skip to main content

Tools, guidance and standards for systematic reviewers

Useful resources for systematic reviewers. As well as guidance for the entire review, there are tools to manage all the studies found in your search as you assess them for inclusion, and to assess the risk of bias in your final studies.

Guidance/standards on systematic review methods


Reference management software


Risk of bias assessment


Elsewhere on the site

Academic O&G
Find out how the College supports and promotes academic work within obstetrics and gynaecology
Research and audit
Published audits and research from the RCOG’s Office for Research and Clinical Audit (ORCA)