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Assessment of the quality of reporting in abstracts of randomized controlled trials published in five leading Chinese medical journals

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BACKGROUND: Clear, transparent and sufficiently detailed abstracts of randomized trials (RCTs), published in journal articles are important because readers will often base their initial assessment of a trial on such information. However, little is known about the quality of reporting in abstracts of RCTs published in medical journals in China. METHODS: We identified RCTs abstracts from 5 five leading Chinese medical journals published between 1998 and 2007 and indexed in MEDLINE. We assessed...

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Published
Peer review status:
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science
Journal:
PLoS ONE More from this journal
Volume:
5
Issue:
8
Pages:
e11926
Publication date:
2010-08-02
Acceptance date:
2010-07-06
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EISSN:
1932-6203
Language:
English
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pubs:347921
Source identifiers:
347921
Deposit date:
2014-02-26

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