Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research
The African Journal of Emergency Medicine recently published an editorial proposing the introduction, to reports of systematic reviews, of different levels of best evidence specifically for resource-restricted settings. The proposal would ensure that every systematic review would draw conclusions as is current practice but that additional levels of best available evidence would also be highlighted so that readers in resource-restricted settings could then obtain recommendations for the best evidence that it is possible for them to implement within their local setting.
A provisional checklist has been compiled and the authors are seeking feedback on the proposed checklist. To send comments and suggestions please email the Editor-in-Chief, Steven Bruijns: email@example.com
Read the editorial in the African Journal of Emergency Medicine
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...