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CONSORT 2010 Explanation and Elaboration: Updated guidelines for reporting parallel group randomised trials.

Abstract:

Overwhelming evidence shows the quality of reporting of randomised controlled trials (RCTs) is not optimal. Without transparent reporting, readers cannot judge the reliability and validity of trial findings nor extract information for systematic reviews. Recent methodological analyses indicate that inadequate reporting and design are associated with biased estimates of treatment effects. Such systematic error is seriously damaging to RCTs, which are considered the gold standard for evaluating...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
Journal of clinical epidemiology
Volume:
63
Issue:
8
Pages:
e1-37
Publication date:
2010-08-05
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EISSN:
1878-5921
ISSN:
0895-4356
URN:
uuid:d45909cf-4920-41fe-86d2-70a93ded6cb2
Source identifiers:
178964
Local pid:
pubs:178964

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