Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research
More than 20 contributors with a wealth of expertise, experience, and passionate commitment to the cause gathered in Oxford for the first EQUATOR Reporting Guideline Development Working Meeting. We discussed how the EQUATOR Network can move forward and take practical steps to engage with researchers, journal editors, peer reviewers, ethics committees, and consumers to help people develop high-quality Reporting Guidelines and apply them effectively to increase the quality, transparency, and usefulness of the health research literature.
We will share ideas and suggestions from the meeting for comments shortly. Please contribute to the ongoing discussions as they develop – we would really welcome your views.
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...