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Study reporting guidelines: How valid are they?

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JournalContemporary Clinical Trials Communications
DateAccepted/In press - 5 Mar 2019
DateE-pub ahead of print - 11 Mar 2019
DatePublished (current) - 1 Jun 2019
Number of pages3
Early online date11/03/19
Original languageEnglish


Reporting guidelines help improve the reporting of specific study designs, and clear guidance on the best approaches for developing guidelines is available. The methodological strength, or validation of guidelines is however unclear. This article explores what validation of reporting guidelines might involve, and whether this has been conducted for key reporting guidelines.

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  • Reporting guidelines, Validation, Validity

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