The following documents are from the CONSORT (Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials) website. Use them to critically appraise published trials.
For Journal Club critical appraisal use the CONSORT 2010 Checklist
The PRISMA website contains the recommended guidelines for appraising systematic reviews and meta-analyses. PRISMA stands for Preferred Reporting Items of Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses. The PRISMA Statement outlines the background to the guidelines.
Key PRISMA Documents: