Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research
Date and venue: 7 September 2013, 9.30 – 12.30; St Gallen 1- Swissotel, Chicago, USA (attached to the 7th congress on peer review)
Journal editors play an important role in the dissemination of research findings and have power to considerably improve the reporting quality of research papers they publish. Some journals are already leading the way but all journals need to act in accord to raise reporting quality across all clinical areas.
Prof Doug Altman, Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, UK
Dr David Moher, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Canada, Canada
Dr Iveta Simera, Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, UK
Guest speaker: Dr Jason Roberts, Managing editor, Headache, US
Introduction, workshop agenda, learning objectives (Iveta Simera)
Transparency and accuracy in reporting health research (Doug Altman)
Reporting guidelines and EQUATOR resources (Iveta Simera)
Key methodology guidelines: CONSORT, PRISMA, STROBE (David Moher)
Implementing reporting guidelines in journals (Iveta Simera)
Developing and implementing reporting guidelines policy: notes from a small journal, short presentation as given (Jason Roberts); long presentation (contains helpful practical details)
In a previous post detailing my time with the EQUATOR Network, I spoke about my work on the STrengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology (STROBE) statement. STROBE is one of the original “core” reporting guidelines which provides guidance...