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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
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of the American Medical Association
Volume:
285
Issue:
15
Pages:
1987-1991
Publication date:
2001-04-18
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ISSN:
0098-7484
URN:
uuid:196e1e2a-4968-43b5-bef9-ab469dc8cb1e
Source identifiers:
318449
Local pid:
pubs:318449
Language:
English

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