Relevance of CONSORT reporting criteria for research on eHealth interventions.

  title={Relevance of CONSORT reporting criteria for research on eHealth interventions.},
  author={Timothy B. Baker and David H. Gustafson and Bret Shaw and Robert Hawkins and Suzy Pingree and Linda J. Roberts and Victor J. Strecher},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  volume={81 Suppl},
OBJECTIVE In 1996, 2001, and 2010, the Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials (CONSORT) group released criteria for reporting critical information about randomized clinical trials [1,2]. These criteria were intended to improve the quality and completeness of reporting of RCTs in health care research. This paper discusses the relevance of the CONSORT recommendations for the reporting and design of eHealth research. METHODS We reviewed the CONSORT recommendations and discussed their… CONTINUE READING