Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research
The study by Hopewell et al. investigated both the effect of the publication of the CONSORT for Abstracts guideline and the existence of and active implementation of editorial policies necessitating its use on the reporting quality of abstracts of randomised trials in five leading general medical journals.
Hopewell S, Ravaud P, Baron G, Boutron I. Effect of editors’ implementation of CONSORT guidelines on the reporting of abstracts in high impact medical journals: interrupted time series analysis. BMJ. 2012;344:e4178. doi: 10.1136/bmj.e4178. PMID: 22730543
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How can reporting quality interfere with reproducibility issues and overall trust in science results? With that question in mind, we participated in the Reproducibility, Replicability and Trust in Science conference organised by the Wellcome Genome Campus from 9 to 11...