Flashcards in Lecture 34 - Tools for Reviewing the Medical Literature Deck (9)
What is an NCT number and what is its purpose?
-unique number assigned to all studies prior to initiation
-assigned through clinicaltrials.gov
-purpose is to reduce publication bias, not publishing negative or unfavorable research
What checklist is used for interventional studies?
-CONSORT (CONsolidated Standards Of Reporting Trials)
What checklist is used for systematic reviews of interventional studies?
-PRISMA (Prefered Reporting Items for Systematic reviews and Meta-Analyses)
What checklist is used for observational studies?
-STROBE (STrengthening the Reporting of OBservational studies in Epidemiology)
What checklist is used for non-randomized studies?
-TREND (Transparent Reporting of Evaluations with Non-randomized Designs)
What checklist is used for tumor marker prognostic studies?
-REMARK (REporting recommendations for tumor MARKer prognostic studies)
What checklist is used for genetic risk prediction studies?
-GRIPS (Genetic RIsk Prediction Studies)
What checklist is used for diagnostic studies?
-STARD (STAndards for the Reporting of Diagnostic accuracy studies)