"Systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy provide a summary of test performance based on all available evidence, evaluate the quality of published studies, and account for variation in findings between studies." JBI Reviewers Handbook
Diagnostic Test Accuracy Reviews are best designed for:
PRISMA-DTA extension statement: http://www.equator-network.org/reporting-guidelines/prisma-dta/
DTA Cochrane Reviews Handbook
Joanna Briggs Institute Reviewers' Manual 2015: The systematic review of studies of diagnostic test accuracy
Cohen J, Korevaar D, Altman D, Bruns D, Gatsonis C, Hooft L, Irwig L, Levine D, Reitsma J, de Vet H, Bossuyt P. STARD 2015 guidelines for reporting diagnostic accuracy studies: explanation and elaboration. BMJ Open. 2016;6:e012799.
Whiting PF, Rutjes AW, Westwood ME, Mallett S, QUADAS-2 Steering Group. A systematic review classifies sources of bias and variation in diagnostic test accuracy studies. J Clin Epidemiol. 2013 Oct; 66(10):1093-104.
Systematic Review Service:
The health sciences library Chat with a Librarian service is available at https://www.library.temple.edu/hsl. Many of our librarians are available to provide systematic review education. Or you may reach the Team Lead, Stephanie Roth: Email firstname.lastname@example.org Phone (215) 707-9469