Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research
This workshop will be held in the Swissotel, Chicago, USA (the venue for the Peer Review Congress) and will take place on Saturday 7 September 2013 from 9:30am-12:30pm. The workshop will highlight major deficiencies in health research publications, give an overview of available reporting guidelines to aid the completeness and transparency of research papers (CONSORT; PRISMA; STROBE), discuss practical aspects of implementation of these guidelines in journals, introduce the EQUATOR Network resources and show how authors, editors, and peer reviewers can help to improve health research reporting.
The TIDieR reporting guideline helps authors fully report their interventions, so that they can be used by others. However, TIDieR only explicitly covers active interventions, not placebo controls. The developers of the new TIDieR-Placebo extension explain why it is needed Read More