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Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology (STROBE): Explanation and elaboration

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Much medical research is observational. The reporting of observational studies is often of insufficient quality. Poor reporting hampers the assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of a study and the generalisability of its results. Taking into account empirical evidence and theoretical considerations, a group of methodologists, researchers, and editors developed the Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology (STROBE) recommendations to improve the quality of repor...

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10.1016/j.ijsu.2014.07.014

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Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
International Journal of Surgery More from this journal
Volume:
12
Issue:
12
Pages:
1500-1524
Publication date:
2014-12-01
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EISSN:
1743-9159
ISSN:
1743-9191
Language:
English
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pubs:501363
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uuid:62297347-855f-40bb-a600-a33a6ce35235
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pubs:501363
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501363
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2015-01-16

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