Thursday, March 25, 2010

New CONSORT guidelines for RCTs

"New guidance to improve the reporting of trial findings is published simultaneously today (24 March 2010) by nine leading journals around the world "“ BMJ, Annals of Internal Medicine, BMC Medicine, Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, Lancet, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Open Medicine, PLoS Medicine, and Trials.

Full and transparent reporting of trials is crucial to ensure that decisions about health care are based on the best available evidence. "