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Manuscripts should conform to the following reporting guidelines:

  • Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses: PRISMA
  • Randomized Clinical Trials: CONSORT
  • Observational studies: STROBE
  • Studies of diagnostic accuracy: STARD
  • Animal pre-clinical studies: ARRIVE
  • Other types of health-related research: Consult the EQUATOR web site for appropriate reporting guidelines.


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