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The CARE Guidelines: Consensus-based Clinical Case Reporting Guideline Development

Reporting guideline provided for?
(i.e. exactly what the authors state in the paper)
For completeness, transparency and data analysis in case reports and data from the point of care.

 

CARE checklist (PDF) - 2016 Update

 
Full bibliographic reference Gagnier JJ, Kienle G, Altman DA, Moher D, Sox H, Riley D; the CARE Group. The CARE Guidelines: Consensus-based Clinical Case Reporting Guideline Development.

BMJ Case Rep. 2013; doi: 10.1136/bcr-2013-201554 PMID: 24155002
Global Adv Health Med. 2013;10.7453/gahmj.2013.008
Dtsch Arztebl Int. 2013;110(37):603-608. PMID: 24078847  Full-text in English / Full-text in German
J Clin Epidemiol. 2014;67(1):46-51. PMID: 24035173
J Med Case Rep. 2013;7(1):223. PMID: 24228906  Full-text.
J Diet Suppl. 2013;10(4):381-390. PMID: 24237192
Headache. 2013;53(10):1541-1547. PMID: 24266334
Language English
Relevant URLs
(full-text if available)
The 2016 updated CARE Checklist is available to download in English as a PDF and a Word file.

The CARE Writing Template for Authors is also available to download as a PDF and a Word file.
Reporting guideline website URL http://www.care-statement.org/
Reporting guideline acronym CARE
Study design Observational studies
Applies to the whole report or to individual sections of the report? Whole report
Availability in additional languages The CARE Checklist is also available in the following languages:

Chinese  PDF / Word
Spanish  PDF / Word
German  PDF / Word

The CARE Writing Template for Authors is also available in the following languages:

Chinese  PDF / Word
Spanish  PDF / Word
German  PDF / Word

The CARE guideline paper has been translated into Italian: CARE Italian PDF

Visit our translations page to find out what other reporting guidelines are available in languages other than English: reporting guideline translations

 
Additional information The CARE steering group have developed a flow diagram for how a clinician should consider approaching collecting data when seeing a patient or doing a chart review so that it can be systematically collected and written with the CARE guidelines. The flow diagram is available to download: CARE flow diagram
Record last updated on September 12, 2016

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