Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research

Editorial implementation achieves results


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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