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Impact of a short version of the CONSORT checklist for peer reviewers to improve the reporting of randomised controlled trials published in biomedical journals: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

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Introduction Transparent and accurate reporting is essential for readers to adequately interpret the results of a study. Journals can play a vital role in improving the reporting of published randomised controlled trials (RCTs). We describe an RCT to evaluate our hypothesis that asking peer reviewers to check whether the most important and poorly reported CONsolidated Standards of Reporting Trials (CONSORT) items are adequately reported will result in higher adherence to C...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-3301-8085
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Open Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
3
Article number:
e035114
Publication date:
2020-03-19
Acceptance date:
2020-02-10
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EISSN:
2044-6055
Pubs id:
1087923
Local pid:
pubs:1087923

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