Standards for Reporting Interventions in Controlled Trials of Acupuncture: the STRICTA recommendations.

  title={Standards for Reporting Interventions in Controlled Trials of Acupuncture: the STRICTA recommendations.},
  author={Holly Macpherson and Adrian White and Mike Cummings and Kim A Jobst and Ken Rose and Richard C. Niemtzow},
  journal={Journal of alternative and complementary medicine},
  volume={8 1},
Acupuncture treatment and control group interventions in parallel-group randomized trials of acupuncture are not always precisely reported. In an attempt to improve standards, an international group of experienced acupuncturists and researchers devised a set of recommendations, designating them STRICTA: STandards for Reporting Interventions in Controlled Trials of Acupuncture. In a further consensus-building round, the editors of several journals helped redraft the recommendations. These follow… CONTINUE READING

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