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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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10.1016/j.ijsu.2011.10.001

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Schulz, KF More by this author
Montori, V More by this author
Gøtzsche, PC More by this author
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Journal:
International journal of surgery (London, England)
Volume:
10
Issue:
1
Pages:
28-55
Publication date:
2012
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EISSN:
1743-9159
ISSN:
1743-9191
URN:
uuid:fcaeeebd-8e19-49bc-89ba-5f7c75266c34
Source identifiers:
179002
Local pid:
pubs:179002

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