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ACURATE : A guide for reporting sham controls in trials using acupuncture

Reporting guideline provided for?
(i.e. exactly what the authors state in the paper)
Reporting sham acupuncture in clinical trials.
Full bibliographic reference Lee YS, Kim SY, Lee H, Chae Y, Lee MS. ACURATE: A guide for reporting sham controls in trials using acupuncture.

This guideline was published simultaneously in 3 journals. You can read the guideline in any of these journals using the links below.

J Evid Based Med. 2023;16(1):82-90. PMID: 36959765
Integr Med Res. 2023;12(2):100955. PMID: 37250752
J Acupunct Meridian Stud. 2023;16(3):119-126. PMID: 37381034

Language English
Reporting guideline acronym ACURATE
Study design Clinical trials, Experimental studies
Clinical area Complementary and alternative medicine
Applies to the whole report or to individual sections of the report? Intervention (exposure)
Record last updated on August 17, 2023


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