Uptake of CONSORT by Journals

CONSORT Statement

Agha R, Cooper D, Muir G. The reporting quality of randomised controlled trials in surgery: A systematic review. Int J Surg 2007; 5(6):413-22.
PMID: 18029237

Altman DG. Endorsement of the CONSORT statement by high impact medical journals: survey of instructions for authors. BMJ 2005; 330(7499):1056-1057.
PMID: 15879389

Alvarez F, Meyer N, Gourraud PA, Paul C. CONSORT adoption and quality of reporting of randomized controlled trials: a systematic analysis in two dermatology journals. Br J Dermatol 2009; 161(5):1159-1165.
PMID: 19681881 [New]

Clarke M, Hopewell S, Chalmers I. Reports of clinical trials should begin and end with up-to-date systematic reviews of other relevant evidence: a status report. J R Soc Med 2007; 100(4):187-190.
PMID: 17404342

Devereaux PJ, Manns BJ, Ghali WA, Quan H, Guyatt GH. The reporting of methodological factors in randomized controlled trials and the association with a journal policy to promote adherence to the Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials (CONSORT) checklist. Control Clin Trials 2002; 23(4):380-388.
PMID: 12161081

Folkes A, Urquhart R, Grunfeld E. Are leading medical journals following their own policies on CONSORT reporting? Contemp Clin Trials 2008;
PMID: 18703165

Greenfield ML, Mhyre JM, Mashour GA, Blum JM, Yen EC, Rosenberg AL. Improvement in the quality of randomized controlled trials among general anesthesiology journals 2000 to 2006: a 6-year follow-up. Anesth Analg 2009; 108(6):1916-1921.
PMID: 19448222 [New]

Han C, Kwak KP, Marks DM, Pae CU, Wu LT, Bhatia KS, Masand PS, Patkar AA. The impact of the CONSORT statement on reporting of randomized clinical trials in psychiatry. Contemp Clin Trials 2009; 30(2):116-122.
PMID: 19070681 [New]

Harrison JE. Clinical trials in orthodontics II: assessment of the quality of reporting of clinical trials published in three orthodontic journals between 1989 and 1998. J Orthod 2003; 30(4):309-315.
PMID: 14634169

Hopewell S, Altman DG, Moher D, Schulz KF. Endorsement of the CONSORT Statement by high impact factor medical journals: a survey of journal editors and journal 'Instructions to Authors'. Trials 2008; 9:20.
PMID: 18423021

Kane RL, Wang J, Garrard J. Reporting in randomized clinical trials improved after adoption of the CONSORT statement. J Clin Epidemiol 2007; 60(3):241-249.
PMID: 17292017

Moher D, Jones A, Lepage L. Use of the CONSORT statement and quality of reports of randomized trials: a comparative before-and-after evaluation. JAMA 2001; 285(15):1992-1995.
PMID: 11308436

Schriger DL, Arora S, Altman DG. The content of medical journal Instructions for authors. Ann Emerg Med 2006; 48(6):743-9, 749.
PMID: 17112938

Smidt N, Overbeke J, de VH, Bossuyt P. Endorsement of the STARD Statement by Biomedical Journals: Survey of Instructions for Authors. Clin Chem 2007; 53(11):1983-1985.
PMID: 17954503

Tharyan P, Premkumar TS, Mathew V, Barnabas JP, Manuelraj. Editorial policy and the reporting of randomizedC controlled trials: a survey of instructions for authors and assessment of trial reports in Indian medical journals (2004-05). Natl Med J India 2008; 21(2):62-68.
PMID: 18807310

CONSORT Statement Extensions

This section is currently under development.