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|Reporting guideline provided for?
(i.e. exactly what the authors state in the paper)
|Reporting original anatomical studies
AQUA checklist PDF / Word
|Full bibliographic reference||Tomaszewski KA, Henry BM, Ramakrishnan PK, Roy J, Vikse J, Loukas M, Tubbs RS, Walocha JA. Development of the Anatomical Quality Assurance (AQUA) Checklist: guidelines for reporting original anatomical studies. Clin Anat. 2016.|
(full-text if available)
|The AQUA checklist is freely available from: http://www.eba.cm.uj.edu.pl/about-aqua|
|Availability in additional languages||The AQUA checklist is also available in French (PDF), Spanish (PDF) and Polish (PDF).|
|Reporting guideline website URL||http://www.eba.cm.uj.edu.pl/aqua|
|Reporting guideline acronym||AQUA|
|Study design||Observational studies|
|Clinical area||Pathology, Radiology, Surgery|
|Applies to the whole report or to individual sections of the report?||Whole report|
|Additional information||The AQUA reporting guideline development team have also produced consensus guidelines specifically for reporting study ethics in anatomical research within the framework of the AQUA checklist (relating to checklist items 6, 16 and 17):
Henry BM, Vikse J, Pekala P, Loukas M, Tubbs RS, Walocha JA, Jones DG, Tomaszewski KA. Consensus guidelines for the uniform reporting of study ethics in anatomical research within the framework of the anatomical quality assurance (AQUA) checklist. Clin Anat. 2018;31(4):521-524. PMID: 29532521
|Record last updated on||August 14, 2018|
|Clinical practice guidelines||AGREE||RIGHT|
|Animal pre-clinical studies||ARRIVE|
|Quality improvement studies||SQUIRE|
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