Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research
The NIHR Journals Library, which comprises a suite of five open access journals providing an important and permanent archive of research funded by the UK National Institute for Health Research, is currently updating its guidance to express its support to the Declaration of transparency. The NIHR Journals Library will ask authors to sign a transparency declaration when they submit their reports for publication.
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