Monthly Archives: March 2017

The need for child-centric reporting guides for pediatric clinical trial and systematic review protocols and reports


Systematic reviews (SRs) and meta-analyses (MAs) of clinical trial results are regarded as the highest level of medical evidence to establish the effectiveness and safety of interventions in a comprehensive, transparent, and reproducible nature. Unfortunately, evidence shows that not all SRs and trials are guaranteed to have been performed with the necessary methodological rigor. A study published today in Systematic Reviews reports on evidence of incomplete child-centric reporting details. Here the authors tell us more.

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