Diagnostic Studies

 == Use this template for ==

review of a specific diagnostic test or comparison of diagnostic tests.

Title[edit source]

Keywords[edit source]

Word count[edit source]

Word count <2000 words

Author/s[edit source]

name, position, institution of all authors + address for correspondence

Ethical approval[edit source]

Abstract[edit source]

a concise and factual abstract is required (maximum length 250 words)

Background or context[edit source]

Objectives[edit source]

the clinical question and diagnostic test being studied

Methods[edit source]

outline study design

Study selection or eligibility criteria[edit source]

participants and interventions

Method[edit source]

describe the methodology used in the study

Measures / variables[edit source]

list the measures used in the study, the method of measurement and measurement error

Study appraisal and synthesis methods[edit source]

describe the statistical package and analysis methods used

Results[edit source]

Key findings[edit source]

Limitations / Discussion[edit source]

Limitations of the study

Conclusion[edit source]

and implications of key findings

Funding and Declarations[edit source]

funding for the systematic review and any potential conflicts of interest

Registration number[edit source]

if appropriate

Author Biography[edit source]

include a short biography for each author and a link to their profile in Physiopedia

Acknowledgements[edit source]

References[edit source]

References will automatically be added here, see adding references tutorial.