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The revised CONSORT statement for reporting randomized trials: explanation and elaboration.

Abstract:

Overwhelming evidence now indicates that the quality of reporting of randomized, controlled trials (RCTs) is less than optimal. Recent methodologic analyses indicate that inadequate reporting and design are associated with biased estimates of treatment effects. Such systematic error is seriously damaging to RCTs, which boast the elimination of systematic error as their primary hallmark. Systematic error in RCTs reflects poor science, and poor science threatens proper ethical standards. A grou...

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Altman, DG More by this author
Schulz, KF More by this author
Davidoff, F More by this author
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Journal:
Annals of internal medicine
Volume:
134
Issue:
8
Pages:
663-694
Publication date:
2001-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1539-3704
ISSN:
0003-4819
URN:
uuid:22e30cf3-5446-4f44-b483-7299f38b8e3d
Source identifiers:
53951
Local pid:
pubs:53951

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