Abstract ‘spin’ can distort a study’s findings and lead to inappropriate conclusions being drawn. But just how prevalent is this problem?
[VIDEO] Professional medical writing support and the quality, ethics and timeliness of clinical trial reporting: a systematic review
Obaro Evuarherhe, Principal Consultant at Oxford PharmaGenesis, discusses professional medical writing support and the quality, ethics and timeliness of clinical trial reporting.
Does professional medical writing support impact the quality, ethics and timeliness of clinical trial reporting?
Findings of a systematic review show working with professional medical writers positively affects measures of quality, ethics and timeliness.
In an article in Current Medical Research & Opinion, three leading medical publishing organisations provide guidance on dealing with predatory publishers.
Specific guidelines describing best practice for developing conference abstracts and presentations are now available.
Disparities claimed between stance and action on clinical trial outcome reporting by top medical journals
Selective reporting of clinical trial outcomes may be widespread. This study reports instances occurring in CONSORT-endorsing medical journals.
Increasing quality and transparency of preclinical data: an opportunity for publication professionals?
An article in the MAP newsletter examines how publication professionals could help to increase preclinical publishing standards.
A number of initiatives developed to prevent researchers from only reporting the most impressive outcomes of clinical trials are explored in an opinion piece from The BMJ.
Is your institute breaking European clinical trial reporting rules? Find out using the new EU trials tracker, part of the AllTrials initiative.
Gain a better understanding of issues surrounding the preparation of encore presentations for congresses.
The Publication Plan remembers Professor Doug Altman, founder of the EQUATOR network, who passed away last month.
Get up to date on how gender influences the academic publishing process and what can be done to establish gender equity.
Don’t forget! From 1 July 2018, ICMJE requires all reports of clinical trial data to include a data sharing statement.
Significance testing and p values are widely used in medical publications, but just how meaningful are they?
Missed the 14th Annual Meeting of ISMPP? Read the second part of our meeting report to get up to speed!
Can preprints be cited in the same way as papers published in a peer reviewed journal, or do we need to define new standards?