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Effect of editors' implementation of CONSORT guidelines on the reporting of abstracts in high impact medical journals: interrupted time series analysis.

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OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effect of the CONSORT for Abstracts guidelines, and different editorial policies used by five leading general medical journals to implement the guidelines, on the reporting quality of abstracts of randomised trials. DESIGN: Interrupted time series analysis. SAMPLE: We randomly selected up to 60 primary reports of randomised trials per journal per year from five high impact, general medical journals in 2006-09, if indexed in PubMed with an electronic abstract. We ...

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10.1136/bmj.e4178

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
344
Issue:
jun22 1
Pages:
e4178
Publication date:
2012
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:74741c6f-0ea4-4a9c-a0ea-7a96fd9d86e4
Source identifiers:
449471
Local pid:
pubs:449471

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