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Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology (STROBE): explanation and elaboration.

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Much medical research is observational. The reporting of observational studies is often of insufficient quality. Poor reporting hampers the assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of a study and the generalizability of its results. Taking into account empirical evidence and theoretical considerations, a group of methodologists, researchers, and editors developed the Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology (STROBE) recommendations to improve the quality of repor...

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Vandenbroucke, JP More by this author
von Elm, E More by this author
Altman, DG More by this author
Gøtzsche, PC More by this author
Mulrow, CD More by this author
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Journal:
Annals of internal medicine
Volume:
147
Issue:
8
Pages:
W163-W194
Publication date:
2007-10-05
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EISSN:
1539-3704
ISSN:
0003-4819
URN:
uuid:0405c7fb-98b4-4e3e-8fd0-2462f6e33498
Source identifiers:
317990
Local pid:
pubs:317990

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