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The CONSORT statement: Revised recommendations for improving the quality of reports of parallel group randomized trials

Abstract:

To comprehend the results of a randomized controlled trial (RCT), readers must understand its design, conduct, analysis and interpretation. That goal can only be achieved 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 revi...

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10.1186/1471-2288-1-1

Authors


Schulz, KF More by this author
Altman, DG More by this author
Journal:
BMC Medical Research Methodology
Volume:
1
Pages:
1-7
Publication date:
2001-04-20
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ISSN:
1471-2288
URN:
uuid:23a70ccf-f22e-46c9-b49d-e7569b5a13ac
Source identifiers:
318563
Local pid:
pubs:318563
Language:
English

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