The CONSORT statement: revised recommendations for improving the quality of reports of parallel-group randomised trials

  title={The CONSORT statement: revised recommendations for improving the quality of reports of parallel-group randomised trials},
  author={D. Moher and K. Schulz and D. Altman and for the Consort Group},
  journal={Clinical Oral Investigations},
  • D. Moher, K. Schulz, +1 author for the Consort Group
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Clinical Oral Investigations
  • To comprehend the results of a randomised controlled trial (RCT), readers must understand its design, conduct, analysis, and interpretation. That goal can be achieved only through total transparency from authors. Despite several decades of educational efforts, the reporting of RCTs needs improvement. Investigators and editors developed the original CONSORT (Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials) statement to help authors improve reporting by use of a checklist and flow diagram. The revised… CONTINUE READING
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