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|Reporting guideline provided for?
(i.e. exactly what the authors state in the paper)
|For completeness, transparency and data analysis in case reports and data from the point of care.
CARE checklist (PDF)
|Full bibliographic reference||Gagnier JJ, Kienle G, Altman DG, Moher D, Sox H, Riley D; the CARE Group. The CARE Guidelines: Consensus-based Clinical Case Reporting Guideline Development.
This guideline was published simultaneously in 7 journals. You can read the guideline in any of these journals using the links below.
BMJ Case Rep. 2013; doi: 10.1136/bcr-2013-201554 PMID: 24155002
Global Adv Health Med. 2013;10.7453/gahmj.2013.008
Dtsch Arztebl Int. 2013;110(37):603-608. PMID: 24078847 Full-text in English / Full-text in German
J Clin Epidemiol. 2014;67(1):46-51. PMID: 24035173
J Med Case Rep. 2013;7(1):223. PMID: 24228906 Full-text.
J Diet Suppl. 2013;10(4):381-390. PMID: 24237192
Headache. 2013;53(10):1541-1547. PMID: 24266334
(full-text if available)
|The CARE Checklist is available to download in English as a PDF file.
|Explanation and elaboration papers||
Riley DS, Barber MS, Kienle GS, Aronson JK, von Schoen-Angerer T, Tugwell P, Kiene H, Helfand M, Altman DG, Sox H, Werthmann PG, Moher D, Rison RA, Shamseer L, Koch CA, Sun GH, Hanaway P, Sudak NL, Kaszkin-Bettag M, Carpenter JE, Gagnier JJ. CARE guidelines for case reports: explanation and elaboration document. J Clin Epidemiol. 2017. pii: S0895-4356(17)30037-9. PMID: 28529185
|Availability in additional languages||The free-to-access CARE Checklist and Case Report Writing Outline for Authors have been translated into various languages and are available at: https://swihm.com/resources/
The CARE guideline paper has been translated into Italian: CARE Italian (PDF)
|Relevant more generic / specialised reporting guidelines
(i.e. main generic guideline or extension to a generic guideline)
|Reporting guideline website URL||http://www.care-statement.org/|
|Reporting guideline acronym||CARE|
|Study design||Observational studies|
|Applies to the whole report or to individual sections of the report?||Whole report|
|Additional information||The CARE steering group have developed a flow diagram for how a clinician should consider approaching collecting data when seeing a patient or doing a chart review so that it can be systematically collected and written with the CARE guidelines. The flow diagram is available to download: CARE Flow Diagram (PDF)
The CARE 2013 and 2017 articles as well as other free-to-access publications are available to download at https://www.care-statement.org/publications
Additional free-to-access online information including timeline examples and instructions for creating timelines are available at https://swihm.com/resources
|Record last updated on||January 13, 2022|
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