TITLE

CONSORT for Reporting Randomized Controlled Trials in Journal and Conference Abstracts: Explanation and Elaboration

AUTHOR(S)
Hopewell, Sally; Clarke, Mike; Moher, David; Wager, Elizabeth; Middleton, Philippa; Altman, Douglas G.; Schulz, Kenneth F.
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
PLoS Medicine;Jan2008, Vol. 5 Issue 1, pe20
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The authors extend the CONSORT Statement to develop a minimum list of essential items to consider when reporting the results of a randomized trial in any journal or conference abstract.
ACCESSION #
28752698

 

Related Articles

  • Press One for Safety. Meinert, Lawrence; Ward, Hal // Applied Clinical Trials;Sep2007, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p46 

    The article focuses on the concept that can be used by clinical trials professionals in determining the total number of exposed patients in clinical trials. The author points out the use of an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) systems which will improve the practitioner's understanding of adverse...

  • Developing a survey of barriers and facilitators to recruitment in randomized controlled trials. Kaur, Geetinder; Smyth, Rosalind L.; Williamson, Paula // Trials;2012, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1 

    Background: Recruitment to randomized controlled trials is known to be challenging. It is important to understand and identify predictors of good or poor accrual to a clinical trial so that appropriate strategies can be put in place to overcome these problems and facilitate successful trial...

  • Experiences with the Execution of Intercultural, Intercontinental Trials - Part I. Barnett, H. J. M. // Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences;May2013, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p324 

    Large scale, international clinical trials are formidable challenges, but they are the most effective means of answering important clinical questions in a definitive, generalizable manner. They require adequate funding and must be rigorously conducted. Much can be gleaned from such studies,...

  • Krytyczna ocena randomizowanych badaÅ„ klinicznych w gastroenterologii. Hartleb, Marek // Gastroenterologia Polska / Gastroenterology;2007, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p283 

    Clinical studies involve observational surveys and randomized clinical trials (RCT), which evaluate an efficacy of new medical interventions. Subjects participating in RCTs undergo either experimental or control medical intervention. Most serious dangers for reliability of RCT are non-random...

  • Global Clinical Trials Activity in the Details. Getz, Kenneth A. // Applied Clinical Trials;Sep2007, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p42 

    The article focuses on the increasing number of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulated principal investigators that are conducting clinical trial activities outside the U.S. An analysis conducted by the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development reveals that the number of active...

  • Study to Test Exercise in Heart Failure Patients.  // IDEA Fitness Journal;May2007, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p15 

    This article announces that a randomized clinical trial of exercise training is underway which will involve 83 sites that will test 3,000 people to find out whether exercise is good for hearth failure patients. It says that health and fitness promoters may benefit from this undertaking. Delane...

  • No differences in outcomes between cemented and uncemented acetabular components after 12–14 years: results from a randomized controlled trial comparing Duraloc with Charnley cups.  // Journal of Orthopaedics & Traumatology;Mar2010, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p37 

    The article presents a study on the long-term clinical and radiographic outcome and component survival in a randomized controlled trial. A total of 215 patients were allocated to receive a cemented Charnley cup or uncemented Duraloc 1200 cup. After ten years, there is no statistically...

  • Interpreting Surgical Trials With Subjective Outcomes. Flum, David R. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;11/22/2006, Vol. 296 Issue 20, p2483 

    The article presents an editorial about how to interpret results from surgical trials. The authors remark that it is important to distinguish between the effect of the intervention from the effect of the patient's expectation of the intervention when analyzing subjective outcomes in health care...

  • The challenges faced in the design, conduct and analysis of surgical randomised controlled trials. Cook, Jonathan A. // Trials;2009, Vol. 10, p1 

    Randomised evaluations of surgical interventions are rare; some interventions have been widely adopted without rigorous evaluation. Unlike other medical areas, the randomised controlled trial (RCT) design has not become the default study design for the evaluation of surgical interventions....

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics