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

  title={CONSORT 2010 Explanation and Elaboration: Updated guidelines for reporting parallel group randomised trials.},
  author={D. Moher and S. Hopewell and K. Schulz and V. Montori and P. G{\o}tzsche and P. Devereaux and D. Elbourne and M. Egger and D. Altman},
  journal={Journal of clinical epidemiology},
  volume={63 8},
  • D. Moher, S. Hopewell, +6 authors D. Altman
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Journal of clinical epidemiology
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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