Reporting medical research

Int J Clin Pract. 2013 Aug;67(8):710-6. doi: 10.1111/ijcp.12168. Epub 2013 May 9.


Accurate, complete and timely publication of research studies is an integral part of a responsible research conduct. Following the reporting guidelines helps in preparing high quality research papers, facilitates peer review, and increases the chances of paper acceptance by a suitable journal. The EQUATOR Network website ( provides a collection of reporting guidelines and other resources helping researchers to publish their research studies.

MeSH terms

  • Biomedical Research / ethics
  • Biomedical Research / standards*
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Publishing / ethics
  • Publishing / standards*
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic / standards
  • Research Design / standards