Improving the transparency of prognosis research: the role of reporting, data sharing, registration, and protocols

PLoS Med. 2014 Jul 8;11(7):e1001671. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001671. eCollection 2014 Jul.


George Peat and colleagues review and discuss current approaches to transparency and published debates and concerns about efforts to standardize prognosis research practice, and make five recommendations. Please see later in the article for the Editors' Summary

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Biomedical Research / methods*
  • Biomedical Research / standards
  • Clinical Protocols / standards
  • Humans
  • Information Dissemination*
  • Prognosis*
  • Vital Statistics