Extending the CONSORT statement to randomized trials of nonpharmacologic treatment: explanation and elaboration.

  title={Extending the CONSORT statement to randomized trials of nonpharmacologic treatment: explanation and elaboration.},
  author={I. Boutron and D. Moher and D. Altman and K. Schulz and P. Ravaud},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  volume={148 4},
  • I. Boutron, D. Moher, +2 authors P. Ravaud
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Annals of internal medicine
  • Adequate reporting of randomized, controlled trials (RCTs) is necessary to allow accurate critical appraisal of the validity and applicability of the results. [...] Key Method A consensus meeting of 33 experts was organized in Paris, France, in February 2006, to develop an extension of the CONSORT Statement for trials of nonpharmacologic treatments. The participants extended 11 items from the CONSORT Statement, added 1 item, and developed a modified flow diagram.Expand Abstract
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