Medical Writing Observational Studies Guidelines for disclosing the results from observational trials

Volume 26, Issue 3 - Observational Studies

Guidelines for disclosing the results from observational trials


Observational trials are a relevant part of clinical research. Publishing their results can be challenging for scientists and writers.  The Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology (STROBE) Statement was the first guideline developed to identify the minimal information that should be included in articles reporting observational and epidemiological research. More than 50 ancillary guidelines tailored to specific needs are now available to assist authors in preparing successful articles on observational studies.
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