We have all heard and read this many times: “You must follow reporting guidelines when writing and publishing your research.”
Sure… but which reporting guidelines do I follow? CONSORT, STROBE, CARE, ARRIVE, MOOSE, PRISMA, SPIRIT, STARD, AGREE, CHEERS…
The forest plot is a figure that appears in the Results section of a systematic literature review report. It is a graphic representation of the findings of multiple studies that investigated the same scientific question and measured the same outcome.
Li et al., (2019) performed a meta-analysis of clinical outcomes of nicorandil administration at the time of PCI in patients with STEMI. The primary endpoint was MACE (short-term and long-term); the secondary endpoint was no-reflow phenomenon.
There are several resources that you can use while developing your research question. These include the current literature (such as books and journals) and academic meetings (such as conferences and seminars).