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Table 1 Reporting guidelines for the main study types. More than 90 reporting guidelines are included in the EQUATOR Network's online Library for Health Research Reporting at

From: Transparent and accurate reporting increases reliability, utility, and impact of your research: reporting guidelines and the EQUATOR Network

CONSORT Randomized trials
STROBE Observational studies
STARD Diagnostic accuracy studies
PRISMA Systematic reviews and meta-analyses
SQUIRE Quality improvement studies