The importance of the new CONSORT Statement for clinicians.

  title={The importance of the new CONSORT Statement for clinicians.},
  author={Kjartan Vaarbakken and Anne Elisabeth Ljunggren and Erik J. M. Hendriks},
  journal={The Australian journal of physiotherapy},
  volume={54 3},
155 Editorial The Consolidated Standard of Reporting Trials (CONSORT) Statement is an international consensus guide and checklist to improve reports on randomised clinical trials (RCTs). The standard was developed in response to evidence that RCTs have been reported inadequately over the last three decades (Chan and Bhandari 2007, Dickinson et al 2000, Poolman et al 2006), in spite of educational efforts. The CONSORT group of international journal editors, clinical trialists, epidemiologists… Expand
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