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Preferred reporting items for journal and conference abstracts of systematic reviews and meta-analyses of diagnostic test accuracy studies (PRISMA-DTA for Abstracts): checklist, explanation, and elaboration

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For many users of the biomedical literature, abstracts may be the only source of information about a study. Hence, abstracts should allow readers to evaluate the objectives, key design features, and main results of the study. Several evaluations have shown deficiencies in the reporting of journal and conference abstracts across study designs and research fields, including systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy studies. Incomplete reporting compromises the value of research to key stak...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmj.n265

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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Journal website
Volume:
372
Article number:
n265
Publication date:
2021-03-15
Acceptance date:
2021-01-18
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8146
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1169828
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pubs:1169828
Deposit date:
2021-04-14

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