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There are a number of tools and checklists available to help assess the quality of studies to be included in a review. Studies included in a systematic review should be assessed for their quality and only good and reliable studies should be included.
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- CASP — Critical Appraisal Skills Programme includes checklists for systematic reviews, RCTs, qualitative studies etc.
- RoBiS — Risk of Bias in Systematic Reviews
- RoB 2 — Cochrane risk-of-bias tool for randomized trials
- AACODS — Checklist for appraising grey literature