Guidelines for Reporting Health Research

 

Authors submitting manuscripts on health research are encouraged to follow the appropriate reporting guidelines as stated by the Equator-Network in preparing their manuscripts.

 

CONSORT

Randomised controlled trials

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STROBE

Observational studies in epidemiology

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PRISMA

Systematic reviews and meta-analyses

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STARD

Studies of diagnostic accuracy

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COREQ

Qualitative research

   

ENTREQ

Synthesis of qualitative research

   

SQUIRE

Quality improvement in health care

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CHEERS

Economic evaluations of health interventions

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CARE

Case reports

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SAMPL

Basic statistical reporting

   

 

Authors should endeavour to address all items recommended by the guidelines (as a minimum). Adherence to recommended reporting guidelines will increase the probability of manuscripts to be accepted for publication.

 

The EQUATOR website provides a central repository of up-to-date reporting guidelines and other resources that assist authors to prepare a good research manuscript.

 

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