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Qualitative research review guidelines – RATS

Reporting guideline provided for?
(i.e. exactly what the authors state in the paper)
Qualitative research reviews
Full bibliographic reference The RATS guidelines modified for SpringerOpen are copyright Jocalyn Clark, BMJ. They can be found in Clark JP: How to peer review a qualitative manuscript. In Peer Review in Health Sciences. Second edition. Edited by Godlee F, Jefferson T. London: BMJ Books; 2003:219-235.
Language English
Reporting guideline website URL http://www.springeropen.com/authors/rats
Reporting guideline acronym RATS
Study design Qualitative research
Applies to the whole report or to individual sections of the report? Whole report
Record last updated on November 30, 2015

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