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CONSORT for reporting randomized controlled trials in journal and conference abstracts: explanation and elaboration.

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BACKGROUND: Clear, transparent, and sufficiently detailed abstracts of conferences and journal articles related to randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are important, because readers often base their assessment of a trial solely on information in the abstract. Here, we extend the CONSORT (Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials) Statement to develop a minimum list of essential items, which authors should consider when reporting the results of a RCT in any journal or conference abstract. ME...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pmed.0050020

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLoS medicine Journal website
Volume:
5
Issue:
1
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Article: e20
Publication date:
2008-01-05
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EISSN:
1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
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uuid:5df20be9-723b-4b0b-b62c-2c0af2801b14
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79525
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pubs:79525

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