PRISMA for Abstracts: reporting systematic reviews in journal and conference abstracts

PLoS Med. 2013;10(4):e1001419. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001419. Epub 2013 Apr 9.


Elaine Beller and colleagues from the PRISMA for Abstracts group provide a reporting guidelines for reporting abstracts of systematic reviews in journals and at conferences.

Publication types

  • Consensus Development Conference
  • Guideline
  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural

MeSH terms

  • Abstracting and Indexing / standards*
  • Congresses as Topic / standards*
  • Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Humans
  • Periodicals as Topic / standards*
  • Review Literature as Topic*

Grants and funding

This research was supported (in part) by the Intramural Research Program of the NIH, National Center for Biotechnology Information (National Library of Medicine). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.