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The RIGHT Extension Statement for Traditional Chinese Medicine: Development, Recommendations, and Explanation

Reporting guideline provided for?
(i.e. exactly what the authors state in the paper)
Reporting of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) guidelines.
Full bibliographic reference Xie R, Xia Y, Chen Y, Li H, Shang H, Kuang X, Xia L, Guo Y. The RIGHT Extension Statement for Traditional Chinese Medicine: Development, Recommendations, and Explanation. Pharmacol Res. 2020;160:105178.
Language English
PubMed ID 32889127
Relevant URLs
(full-text if available)
The full-text of the RIGHT-TCM guideline is available at: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1043661820314869?via%3Dihub
Relevant more generic / specialised reporting guidelines
(i.e. main generic guideline or extension to a generic guideline)
RIGHT: Chen Y, Yang K, Marušić A, Qaseem A, Meerpohl JJ, Flottorp S, Akl EA, Schünemann HJ, Chan ESY, Falck-Ytter Y, Ahmed F, Barber S, Chen C, Zhang M, Xu B, Tian J, Song F, Shang H, Tang K, Wang Q, Norris SL; for the RIGHT (Reporting Items for Practice Guidelines in Healthcare) Working Group.  A Reporting Tool for Practice Guidelines in Health Care: The RIGHT Statement. Ann Intern Med. 2017;166(2):128-132. PMID: 27893062

RIGHT-PVG: Wang X, Chen Y, Akl EA, Tokalić R, Marušić A, Qaseem A, Falck-Ytter Y, Lee MS, Siedler M, Barber SL, Zhang M, Chan ESY, Estill J, Kwong JSW, Okumura A, Zhou Q, Yang K, Norris SL; RIGHT working group. The reporting checklist for public versions of guidelines: RIGHT-PVG. Implement Sci. 2021;16(1):10. PMID: 33430911

RIGHT for Acupuncture: Tang C, Duan Y, Zhang Y, Zhang Y, Chen Z, Tang X, Zeng J, Riley D, Lee MS, Kim YS, Zhao H, Marrone G, Zhu X, Ge S, Wen H, Zhao W, Zheng X, Solos I, Chen Y, Guyatt G, Lu L, Xu N; RIGHT (Reporting Items for Practice Guidelines in Healthcare) for Acupuncture Working Group. RIGHT for Acupuncture: An Extension of the RIGHT Statement for Clinical Practice Guidelines on Acupuncture. J Clin Epidemiol. 2021:S0895-4356(21)00173-6. PMID: 34091023

RIGHT for INT: Zhou Q, Xing D, Li Q, Zhang J, Luo X, Yang N, Wang X, Yang K, Tian J, Li H, Li B, Cai Y, Jin Y, Lv L, Sun F, Shang S, Yuan B, Li J, Ma B, Li X, Yuan Y, Wu L, Wang B, Jiang L, Wang Z, Chen Y, Liang D. An extension of the RIGHT statement for introductions and interpretations of clinical practice guidelines: RIGHT for INT. J Evid Based Med. 2022;15(1):55-63. PMID: 35416438

RIGHT-Ad@pt: Song Y, Alonso-Coello P, Ballesteros M, Cluzeau F, Vernooij RWM, Arayssi T, Bhaumik S, Chen Y, Ghersi D, Langlois EV, Fuentes Padilla P, Schünemann HJ, Akl EA, Martínez García L; RIGHT-Ad@pt Working Group*, Amer Y, Arevalo-Rodriguez I, Barnes S, Barreto J, Collis D, Dyer S, Fahim C, Florez I, Gallegos-Rivero V, Klugar M, Kuijpers T, Mathew JL, Munn Z, Norris S, Patiño-Lugo DF, Pramesh CS, Rodriguez J, Roy S, Shin ES, Sosa O, Vandvik PO, Velez M, Woodcraft R; RIGHT-Ad@pt Working Group. A Reporting Tool for Adapted Guidelines in Health Care: The RIGHT-Ad@pt Checklist. Ann Intern Med. 2022;175(5):710-719. PMID: 35286143

Reporting guideline acronym RIGHT-TCM
Study design Clinical practice guidelines
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 1, 2022


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