Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research
The BMJ has published a new reporting guideline aiming to improve accuracy and completeness of published description of interventions.
Hoffmann T. et al. Better reporting of interventions: the Template for Intervention Description and Replication (TIDieR) checklist and guide. BMJ 2014; 348:g1687
See also the full record on the EQUATOR website.
Watch the video introducing TIDieR.
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