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|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 DG, Moher D, Sox H, Riley D; the CARE Group. The CARE Guidelines: Consensus-based Clinical Case Reporting Guideline Development.
This guideline was published simultaneously in 7 journals. You can read the guideline in any of these journals using the links below.
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
(full-text if available)
|The 2016 updated CARE Checklist is available to download in English as a PDF file.
The CARE Writing Template for Authors is also available to download as a PDF file.
|Explanation and elaboration papers||Riley DS, Barber MS, Kienle GS, Aronson JK, von Schoen-Angerer T, Tugwell P, Kiene H, Helfand M, Altman DG, Sox H, Werthmann PG, Moher D, Rison RA, Shamseer L, Koch CA, Sun GH, Hanaway P, Sudak NL, Kaszkin-Bettag M, Carpenter JE, Gagnier JJ. CARE guidelines for case reports: explanation and elaboration document. J Clin Epidemiol. 2017. pii: S0895-4356(17)30037-9. PMID: 28529185|
|Availability in additional languages||The CARE Checklist is also available in the following languages:
Chinese (2013) PDF
French (2013) PDF
German (2013) PDF
Japanese (2013) PDF
Korean (2013) PDF
Portuguese (2013) PDF
Spanish (2013) PDF
The CARE Writing Template for Authors is also available in the following languages:
Chinese PDF / Word
French PDF / Word
German PDF / Word
Korean PDF / Word
Portuguese PDF / Word
Spanish 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
|Relevant more generic / specialised reporting guidelines
(i.e. main generic guideline or extension to a generic guideline)
Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork: Munk N, Boulanger K. Adaptation of the CARE Guidelines for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork Publications: Efforts To Improve the Impact of Case Reports. Int J Ther Massage Bodywork. 2014;7(3):32-40. PMID: 25184013
|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|
|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||July 26, 2017|
|Diagnostic / prognostic studies||STARD||TRIPOD|
|Quality improvement studies||SQUIRE|
|Animal pre-clinical studies||ARRIVE|
|Clinical practice guidelines||AGREE||RIGHT|
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