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CONSORT 2010 Statement: updated guidelines for reporting parallel group randomised trials

Reporting guideline provided for?
(i.e. exactly what the authors state in the paper)
Parallel group randomised trials

 

CONSORT checklist (Word)          CONSORT flow diagram (Word)

 
Full bibliographic reference Schulz KF, Altman DG, Moher D, for the CONSORT Group. CONSORT 2010 Statement: updated guidelines for reporting parallel group randomised trials.

Ann Int Med. 2010;152(11):726-32. PMID: 20335313
BMC Medicine. 2010;8:18. PMID: 20334633
BMJ. 2010;340:c332. PMID: 20332509
J Clin Epidemiol. 2010;63(8): 834-40. PMID: 20346629
Lancet. 2010;375(9721):1136 supplementary webappendix
Obstet Gynecol. 2010;115(5):1063-70. PMID: 20410783
Open Med. 2010;4(1):60-68.
PLoS Med. 2010;7(3): e1000251. PMID: 20352064
Trials. 2010;11:32. PMID: 20334632
Language English
Relevant URLs
(full-text if available)
Full-text PDF documents of the CONSORT 2010 Statement, CONSORT 2010 checklist, CONSORT 2010 flow diagram and the CONSORT 2010 Explanation and Elaboration document are available from:
 http://www.consort-statement.org/downloads
Explanation and elaboration papers Moher D, Hopewell S, Schulz KF, Montori V, Gøtzsche PC, Devereaux PJ, Elbourne D, Egger M, Altman DG, for the CONSORT Group. CONSORT 2010 Explanation and Elaboration: updated guidelines for reporting parallel group randomised trial.
BMJ. 2010;340:c869. PMID: 20332511
J Clin Epidemiol. 2010;63(8): e1-e37. PMID: 20346624
Previous versions of this guideline / Guideline history CONSORT 2001
Relevant more generic / specialised reporting guidelines
(i.e. main generic guideline or extension to a generic guideline)
Specialised
CONSORT Harms
:  Ioannidis JPA, Evans SJW, Gotzsche PC, O'Neill RT, Altman DG, Schulz K, Moher D, for the CONSORT Group. Better reporting of harms in randomized trials: an extension of the CONSORT Statement. Ann Intern Med. 2004;141(10):781-788. PMID: 15545678

CONSORT Non-inferiority: Piaggio G, Elbourne DR, Pocock SJ, Evans SJW, Altman DG, for the CONSORT Group. Reporting of noninferiority and equivalence randomized trials. Extension of the CONSORT 2010 statement. JAMA. 2012; 308(24): 2594-2604. PMID: 23268518

CONSORT Cluster:  Campbell MK, Piaggio G, Elbourne DR, Altman DG; CONSORT Group. Consort 2010 statement: extension to cluster randomised trials. BMJ. 2012;345:e5661. PMID: 22951546

CONSORT Herbal:  Gagnier JJ, Boon H, Rochon P, Moher D, Barnes J, Bombardier C, for the CONSORT Group. Reporting randomized, controlled trials of herbal interventions: an elaborated CONSORT Statement. Ann Intern Med. 2006;144(5):364-367. PMID: 16520478

CONSORT Non-pharmacological treatment interventions: Boutron I, Moher D, Altman DG, Schulz K, Ravaud P, for the CONSORT group. Methods and processes of the CONSORT Group: example of an extension for trials assessing nonpharmacologic treatments. Ann Intern Med. 2008:W60-W67. PMID: 18283201

Boutron I, Moher D, Altman DG, Schulz KF, Ravaud P. Extending the CONSORT statement to randomized trials of nonpharmacologic treatment: explanation and elaboration. Ann Intern Med. 2008;148(4):295-309. PMID: 18283207

CONSORT Abstracts:  Hopewell S, Clarke M, Moher D, Wager E, Middleton P, Altman DG, Schulz KF, the CONSORT Group. CONSORT for reporting randomized controlled trials in journal and conference abstracts: explanation and elaboration. PLoS Med. 2008; 5(1):e20. PMID: 18215107

Hopewell S, Clarke M, Moher D, Wager E, Middleton P, Altman DG, Schulz KF, the CONSORT Group. CONSORT for reporting randomised trials in journal and conference abstracts. Lancet. 2008;371(9609):281-3. PMID: 18221781

CONSORT Pragmatic Trials: Zwarenstein M, Treweek S, Gagnier JJ, Altman DG, Tunis S, Haynes B, Oxman AD, Moher D; CONSORT group; Pragmatic Trials in Healthcare (Practihc) group. Improving the reporting of pragmatic trials: an extension of the CONSORT statement. BMJ. 2008;337:a2390. PMID: 19001484

STRICTA Controlled trials of acupuncture:  MacPherson H, Altman DG, Hammerschlag R, Youping L, Taixiang W, White A, Moher D; STRICTA Revision Group. Revised STandards for Reporting Interventions in Clinical Trials of Acupuncture (STRICTA): extending the CONSORT statement. PLoS Med. 2010;7(6):e1000261. PMID: 20543992

CONSORT PRO: Calvert M, Blazeby J, Altman DG, Revicki DA, Moher D, Brundage MD; CONSORT PRO Group. Reporting of patient-reported outcomes in randomized trials: the CONSORT PRO extension. JAMA. 2013;309(8):814-22. PMID: 23443445

CONSORT-CENT: Vohra S, Shamseer L, Sampson M, Bukutu C, Schmid CH, Tate R, Nikles J, Zucker DR, Kravitz R, Guyatt G, Altman DG, Moher D; CENT group. CONSORT extension for reporting N-of-1 trials (CENT) 2015 Statement.BMJ. 2015;350:h1738.  PMID: 25976398

CONSORT for orthodontic trials: Pandis N, Fleming PS, Hopewell S, Altman DG. The CONSORT Statement: Application within and adaptations for orthodontic trials. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2015;147(6):663-679. PMID: 26038070

TIDieR: Hoffmann T, Glasziou P, Boutron I, Milne R, Perera R, Moher D, Altman D, Barbour V, Macdonald H, Johnston M, Lamb S, Dixon-Woods M, McCulloch P, Wyatt J, Chan A, Michie S. Better reporting of interventions: template for intervention description and replication (TIDieR) checklist and guide. BMJ. 2014;348:g1687. PMID: 24609605

Stepped wedge cluster randomised trial: Hemming K, Haines TP, Chilton PJ, Girling AJ, Lilford RJ. The stepped wedge cluster randomised trial: rationale, design, analysis, and reporting. BMJ. 2015;350:h391. PMID: 25662947

 
Reporting guideline website URL http://www.consort-statement.org/
Reporting guideline acronym CONSORT
Study design Clinical trials, Experimental studies
Applies to the whole report or to individual sections of the report? Whole report
Availability in additional languages CONSORT 2010 has been translated into the following languages: Chinese; French; German; Greek; Italian; Japanese; Persian; Polish; Portuguese; Russian; Spanish; Turkish.
 Please visit the following URL for more information and full-text downloads: 
http://www.consort-statement.org/downloads/translations

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

 
Additional information Guidance for developing protocols for clinical trials is provided in the SPIRIT 2013 Statement. For further details please visit: SPIRIT Statement
Selected relevant editorials Betz CL. Adoption of CONSORT statements for randomized control trials published in the Journal of Pediatric Nursing. J Pediatr Nurs. 2011;26(3):177-8. PMID: 21601140
Record last updated on March 7, 2016

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