Endorsement of the CONSORT statement by high impact medical journals: survey of instructions for authors.

@article{Altman2005EndorsementOT,
  title={Endorsement of the CONSORT statement by high impact medical journals: survey of instructions for authors.},
  author={Douglas G. Altman},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2005},
  volume={330 7499},
  pages={1056-7}
}
The CONSORT (Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials) statement of 1996, updated in 2001, 2 gives recommendations for reporting randomised controlled trials and has been endorsed by the World Association of Medical Editors, the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), and the Council of Science Editors. Studies indicate that it has helped to improve the quality of reporting of trials. I sought to determine the extent to which leading medical journals had incorporated the… CONTINUE READING

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