Table 1

Examples of websites for complementary hand-searches

Guideline developer(s) groupRelevant URL
ARRIVE—National Centre for the Replacement Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research
CARE statement
CHEERS statement—International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research
CONSORT statement
CORE reference
Gather statement
ORION statement
PRISMA statement
PROCESS statement
RECORD statement
REFLECT statement
RIGHT statement
SCARE statement
SCRIBE guideline
SPIRIT statement
SQUIRE statement
STARD statement
STRICTA statement
STROBE statement
STROCSS Guideline
TREND statement
TRIPOD Statement
  • Last search of URLs in 2 January 2019.

  • AGREE, Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Evaluation; ARRIVE, Animal Research: Reporting of In Vivo Experiments; CARE, CAse REport; CHEERS, Consolidated Health Economic Evaluation Reporting Standards; CIRCLe SMT, Consensus on Interventions Reporting Criteria List for Spinal Manipulative Therapy; CORE, Clarity and Openness in Reporting; CONSORT, Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials; EQUATOR, Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research; GATHER, Guidelines for Accurate and Transparent Health Estimates Reporting; MORECare, Methods of Researching End of life Care; ORION, Outbreak Reports and Intervention Studies of Nosocomial Infection; PROCESS, Preferred Reporting of Case Series in Surgery; PRISMA, Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses; REFLECT, Reporting Guidelines for Randomised Controlled Trials for Livestock and Food Safety; RIGHT, Essential Reporting Items for Practice Guidelines in Healthcare; RRID, Resource Identification Initiative; SCARE, Surgical Case Reports Guidelines; SCRIBE, Single-Case Reporting Guideline in Behavioural Interventions; SPIRIT, Standard Protocol Items: Recommendations for Interventional Trials; SQUIRE, Standards for Quality Improvement Reporting Excellence; STROCSS, Strengthening the Reporting of Cohort Studies in Surgery; STARD, Standards for Reporting of Diagnostic Accuracy; STROBE, Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology; TREND, Transparent Reporting of Evaluations with Non-randomised Designs; TRIPOD, Transparent Reporting of a multivariable prediction model for Individual Prognosis Or Diagnosis.