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The CONSORT statement: revised recommendations for improving the quality of reports of parallel-group randomized trials.

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To comprehend the results of a randomized controlled trial (RCT), readers must understand its design, conduct, analysis, and interpretation. That goal can be achieved only through complete transparency from authors. Despite several decades of educational efforts, the reporting of RCTs needs improvement. Investigators and editors developed the original CONSORT (Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials) statement to help authors improve reporting by using a checklist and flow diagram. The rev...

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10.1001/jama.285.15.1987

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Journal:
JAMA
Volume:
285
Issue:
15
Pages:
1987-1991
Publication date:
2001-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1538-3598
ISSN:
0098-7484
URN:
uuid:17e3f1bf-6e88-4235-86b1-6b60c2eb1b4e
Source identifiers:
175311
Local pid:
pubs:175311

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