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Systematic Reviews: Extraction

Overview of systematic review methodology and key strategies for searching and reporting to the Cochrane Collaboration's Gold Standard

Heading: Data extraction

Data extraction overview

Once you have critically appraised your studies, you can begin to extract the data.

Move through the slide deck below to learn more about the data extraction stage. Alternatively, download the PDF document at the bottom of this box.

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Guidelines and standards

Item 9 of the PRISMA 2020 Checklist addresses data extraction and is described further in the Explanation and Elaboration document.

Other standards

Data extraction forms

View a real data extraction form (and the paper it was used for) below:

Introduction to Covidence Extraction 2.0