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Endorsement of the CONSORT Statement by high impact factor medical journals: a survey of journal editors and journal 'Instructions to Authors'.

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BACKGROUND: The CONSORT Statement provides recommendations for reporting randomized controlled trials. We assessed the extent to which leading medical journals that publish reports of randomized trials incorporate the CONSORT recommendations into their journal and editorial processes. METHODS: This article reports on two observational studies. Study 1: We examined the online version of 'Instructions to Authors' for 165 high impact factor medical journals and extracted all text mentioning the...

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10.1186/1745-6215-9-20

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
Trials
Volume:
9
Issue:
1
Pages:
20
Publication date:
2008-01-01
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EISSN:
1745-6215
ISSN:
1745-6215
URN:
uuid:7128c971-4ec0-40fd-9d28-99cff7478268
Source identifiers:
178671
Local pid:
pubs:178671
Language:
English

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