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?
The CONSORT extension for reporting non-pharmacological interventions was introduced in 2008. A recent study looks at the impact of this guidance on reporting standards.
Are we too willing to accept big data as fact? Find out how scientific publishing can learn from common mistakes arising from bad data practice.
Missed TIPPA 2018? Read our meeting report to get up to speed!
Missed ISMPP EU 2018? Hannah Mace provides a summary of the meeting’s poster presentations.
Missed ISMPP EU 2018? Read our meeting report to get up to speed!
An analysis of journal article abstracts provides further insight into the role of reporting guidelines and medical writers in the transparent reporting of clinical trial data.
Get up to speed with the latest ICMJE reporting guidelines update, including data sharing requirements and guidance on predatory and pseudo-journals.
A recent study published in BMJ Open brings to the fore a field that has been little-reported on to date: reporting and publication practices among health researchers in lower/middle income … Continue Reading Reporting and publication practices in lower/middle income countries
According to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), patient and public involvement is necessary if clinical practice guidelines are to be reliable and of the highest standard. As part of “Clinical … Continue Reading Are patients participating in clinical practice guideline development?
A group of experts from the medical communications and pharmaceutical industries has put together new guidance for the development of conference materials: Good Practice for Conference Abstracts and Presentations (GP-CAP). … Continue Reading New good practice guidance for conference abstracts and presentations
Healthcare research has always been dependent on the willingness of patients and volunteers to take part in studies. But in addition to being study participants, patients and members of the … Continue Reading Getting to GRIPPs with reporting patient and public involvement in research
Caroline Struthers of The EQUATOR (Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research) Network describes how this international initiative promotes transparent and accurate reporting and wider use of robust reporting … Continue Reading [VIDEO] The EQUATOR Network: supporting writers to publish high-impact health research
Paul Farrow of Oxford PharmaGenesis reviews the published evidence that supports the new AMWA-EMWA-ISMPP joint position statement on the role of professional medical writers. Further information about the statement can … Continue Reading [VIDEO] Unpacking the evidence behind the AMWA-EMWA-ISMPP Joint Position Statement