2013 Program

Seventh International Congress on Peer Review and Biomedical Publication
September 8-10, 2013
Chicago, Illinois

Final Program

Printable PDF version of this program and Preliminary Abstracts

Sunday, September 8

7:30-8:30 AM

Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Visit Exhibits

8:30 AM

Welcome

Drummond Rennie (United States)

8:40 AM

Replication and Reproducible Research: Utopia or Reality?

John P. A. Ioannidis (United States)

9:10 AM

Authorship

Moderator: Drummond Rennie (United States)

Too Much of a Good Thing? A Study of Prolific Authors

Elizabeth Wager, Sanjay Singhvi, Sabine Kleinert (United Kingdom)
Abstract

Deciding Authorship: Survey Findings From Clinical Investigators, Journal Editors, Publication Planners, and Medical Writers

Ana Marušić, Darko Hren, Ananya Bhattacharya, Matthew Cahill, Juli Clark, Maureen Garrity, Thomas Gesell, Susan Glasser, John Gonzalez, Samantha Gothelf, Carolyn Hustad, Mary-Margaret Lannon, Neil Lineberry, Bernadette Mansi, LaVerne Mooney, Teresa Pena (Croatia, United States, United Kingdom)
Abstract  |   Article  published in BMC Medicine 2014, 12:197. doi:10.1186/s12916-014-0197-z.

Multiauthorship Articles and Subsequent Citations: Does More Yield More?

Joseph Wislar, Marie McVeigh, Annette Flanagin, Mary Lange, Howard Bauchner (United States)
Abstract

10:10 AM

Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

11:00 AM

Citations

Moderator: Ginny Barbour (United Kingdom)

Coercive Citation and the Impact Factor in the Business Category of the Web of Science

Tobias Opthof, Loet Leydesdorff, Ruben Coronel (Netherlands)
Abstract

Do Views Online Drive Citations?

Sushrut Jangi, Jeffrey A. Eddowes, Jennifer M. Zeis, Jessica R. Ippolito, Edward W. Campion (United States)
Abstract

Uncited or Poorly Cited Articles in the Cardiovascular Literature

Ruizhi Shi, Isuru Ranasinghe, Aakriti Gupta, Behnood Bikdeli, Ruijun Chen, Natdanai Tee Punnanithinont, Julianna F. Lampropulos, Joseph S. Ross, Harlan M. Krumholz (United States)
Abstract

12:00 PM

Lunch and Visit Exhibits

1:30 PM

Peer Review

Moderator: Edward W. Campion (United States)

Engaging Patients and Stakeholders in Scientific Peer Review of Research Applications: Lessons From PCORI’s First Cycle of Funding

Rachael Fleurence, Joe Selby, Laura P. Forsythe, Anne Beal, Martin Duenas, Lori Frank, John P. A. Ioannidis, Michael S. Lauer (United States)
Abstract  |   Article  published in Ann Intern Med. 2014 Jul 15;161(2):122-30. doi: 10.7326/M13-2412.

Editorial Triage: Potential Impact

Deborah Levine, Alexander Bankier, Mark Schweitzer, Albert de Roos, David C. Madoff, David Kallmes, Douglas S. Katz, Elkan Halpern, Herbert Y. Kressel (United States, Canada, Netherlands)
Abstract

Authors’ Assessment of the Impact and Value of Statistical Review in a General Medical Journal

Catharine Stack, John Cornell, Steven Goodman, Michael Griswold, Eliseo Guallar, Christine Laine, Russell Localio, Alicia Ludwig, Anne Meibohm, Cynthia Mulrow, Mary Beth Schaeffer, Darren Taichman, Arlene Weissman (United States)
Abstract

Mentored Peer Review of Standardized Manuscripts as an Educational Tool

Victoria S. S. Wong, Roy E. Strowd III, Rebeca Aragón-García, Mitchell S. V. Elkind (United States)
Abstract<  |   Article  published in Research Integrity and Peer Review 20172:6 DOI: 10.1186/s41073-017-0032-0>

The Reporting of Randomized Trials: Changes After Peer Review (CAPRI)

Sally Hopewell, Gary Collins, Ly-Mee Yu, Jonathan Cook, Isabelle Boutron, Larissa Shamseer, Milensu Shanyinde, Rose Wharton, Douglas G. Altman (United Kingdom, France, Canada)
Abstract  |   Article  published in BMJ 2014;349:g4145. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g4145.

3:10 PM

Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

3:45 PM

Ethical Issues and Misconduct

Moderator: Peter Gøtzsche (Denmark)

Identical or Nearly So: Duplicate Publication as a Separate Publication Type in PubMed

Mario Malički, Ana Utrobii, Ana Marušić (Croatia)
Abstract

Fate of Articles That Warranted Retraction Due to Ethical Concerns: A Descriptive Cross-sectional Study

Nadia Elia, Elizabeth Wager, Martin R. Tramèr (Switzerland, United Kingdom)
Abstract  |   Article  published in PLoS ONE 9(1):e85846. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0085846

Value of Plagiarism Detection for Manuscripts Submitted to a Medical Specialty Journal

Heidi L. Vermette, Rebecca S. Benner, James R. Scott (United States)
Abstract

Implementation of Plagiarism Screening for the PLOS Journals

Elizabeth Flavall, Virginia Barbour, Rachel Bernstein, Katie Hickling, Michael Morris (United States, United Kingdom)
Abstract

Publication Ethics: 16 Years of COPE

Irene Hames, Charon A. Pierson, Natalie E. Ridgeway, Virginia Barbour (United States, United Kingdom)
Abstract

5:30 PM

Welcome Reception

Monday, September 9

7:00-8:30 AM

Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Visit Exhibits

7:00-8:00 AM

World Association of Medical Editors (WAME) Business Meeting

8:30 AM

Challenges in Editorial Selection Posed by Current Science

Phil Campbell (United Kingdom)

9:00 AM

Bias

Moderator: Lisa Bero (United States)

Underreporting of Conflicts of Interest Among Trialists: A Cross-sectional Study

Kristine Rasmussen, Jeppe Schroll, Peter C. Gøtzsche, Andreas Lundh (Denmark)
Abstract  |  Article  published in J R Soc Med November 11, 2014 0141076814557878. doi: 10.1177/0141076814557878.

Outcome Reporting Bias in Trials (ORBIT II): An Assessment of Harm Outcomes

Jamie Kirkham, Pooja Saini, Yoon Loke, Douglas G. Altman, Carrol Gamble, Paula Williamson (United Kingdom)
Abstract  |   Article  published in BMJ 2014;349:g6501

Systematic Review of Evidence for Selective Reporting of Analyses

Kerry Dwan, Paula R. Williamson, Carrol Gamble, Julian P. T. Higgins, Jonathan A. C. Sterne, Douglas G. Altman, Mike Clarke, Jamie J. Kirkham (United Kingdom)
Abstract  |   Article  published in PLoS Med 11(6): e1001666. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001666.

Impact of Spin in the Abstract on the Interpretation of Randomized Controlled Trials in the Field of Cancer: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Isabelle Boutron, Douglas G. Altman, Sally Hopewell, Francisco Vera-Badillo, Ian Tannock, Philippe Ravaud (France, United Kingdom, Canada)
Abstract

10:20 AM

Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

11:00 AM

Publication Bias

Moderator: Douglas G. Altman (United Kingdom)

Authors’ Reasons for Unpublished Research Presented at Biomedical Conferences: A Systematic Review

Roberta W. Scherer, Cesar Ugarte-Gil (United States)
Abstract

Role of Editorial and Peer Review Processes in Publication Bias: Analysis of Drug Trials Submitted to 8 Medical Journals

Marlies van Lent, John Overbeke, Henk Jan Out (Netherlands)
Abstract  |   Article  published in PLOS ONE August 2014 9(8):e104846. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0104846.

Accessing Internal Company Documents for Research: Where Are They?

L. Susan Wieland, Lainie Rutkow, S. Swaroop Vedula, Christopher N. Kaufmann, Lori Rosman, Claire Twose, Nirosha Mahendraratnam, Kay Dickersin (United States)
Abstract  |   Article  published in PLoS ONE 9(5):e94709. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0094709.

12:00 PM

Lunch and Visit Exhibits

1:30 PM

Trial Registration

Moderator: David Moher (Canada)

Publication Agreements or “Gag Orders”? Compliance of Publication Agreements With Good Publication Practice 2 for Trials on ClinicalTrials.gov

Serina Stretton, Rebecca A. Lew, Luke C. Carey, Julie A. Ely, Cassandra Haley, Janelle R. Keys, Julie A. Monk, Mark Snape, Mark J. Woolley, Karen L. Woolley (Australia)
Abstract

Reporting of Results in Clinicaltrials.gov and Published Articles: A Cross-sectional Study

Jessica E. Becker, Harlan M. Krumholz, Gal Ben-Josef, Joseph S. Ross (United States)
Abstract  |   Article  published in JAMA. 2014;311(10):1063-1065. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.285634.

Beyond Feasibility: Assessing the ClinicalTrials.gov Results Database

Deborah A. Zarin, Tony Tse, Heather D. Dobbins (United States)
Abstract

2:30 PM

Poster Sessions and Visit Exhibits

3:45 PM

Data/Content Sharing, Availability, and Access

Moderator: Fiona Godlee (United Kingdom)

How Does the Availability of Research Data Change With Time Since Publication?

Timothy H. Vines, Arianne Y. K. Albert, Rose L. Andrew, Florence Débarre, Dan G. Bock, Michelle T. Franklin, Kimberly J. Gilbert, Jean-Sébastien Moore, Sébastien Renaut, Diana J. Rennison (Canada)
Abstract  |   Article  published in Current Biology 24 (1) 2014. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2013.11.014.

Reproducible Research: Biomedical Researchers’ Willingness to Share Information to Enable Others to Reproduce Their Results

Michael Griswold, Christine Laine, Cynthia Mulrow, Mary Beth Schaeffer, Catherine Stack (United States)
Abstract

Clinical Research Data Repositories and the Public Disclosure of Trial Data

Karmela Krleža-Jeri´c, Lee-Anne Ufholz (Canada)
Abstract

The Democratization of Knowledge: A Supplement to Open Access

Hans Petter Fosseng, Hege Underdal, Magne Nylenna (Norway)
Abstract

5:30 PM

EQUATOR Annual Lecture

Kay Dickersin (United States)

Tuesday, September 10

7:30-8:30 AM

Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Visit Exhibits

8:30 AM


Whither Peer Review Research? Analysis of Study Design, Publication Output, and Funding of Research Presented at Peer Review Congresses

Mario Malički, Erik von Elm, Ana Marušić (Croatia, Switzerland)
Abstract  |   Article  published in JAMA. 2014;311(10):1065-1067. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.143.

The Peer Review Congresses

Drummond Rennie (United States)

9:00 AM

Quality of Trials

Moderator: Howard Bauchner (United States)

Impact of a Systematic Review on Subsequent Clinical Research: The Case of the Prevention of Propofol Injection Pain

Céline Habre, Nadia Elia, Daniel M. Pöpping, Martin R. Tramèr (Switzerland, Germany)
Abstract  |   Article  published in BMJ 2014;349:g5219. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g5219.

Publication of Randomized Controlled Trials That Were Discontinued: An International Multicenter Cohort Study

Benjamin Kasenda, Erik von Elm, Anette Blümle, Yuki Tomonaga, John You, Mihaela Stegert, Theresa Bengough, Kelechi Kalu Olu, Matthias Briel, for the DISCO Study Group (Switzerland, Germany, Canada)
Abstract  |   Article  published in JAMA. 2014;311(10):1045-1052. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.1361.

Terminated Trials in ClinicalTrials.gov: Characteristics and Evaluation of Reasons for Termination

Katelyn DiPiazza, Rebecca J. Williams, Deborah A. Zarin, Tony Tse (United States)
Abstract

10:00 AM

Poster Sessions and Visit Exhibits

11:00 AM

Quality of Reporting Trials

Moderator: Brian Haynes (Canada)

A Review of Registration and Reporting of “Continuish” Outcomes in Randomized Trials

Steven Woloshin, Lisa M. Schwartz, Allison Hirst, Ly-Mee Yu, Alice Andrews, Gary Collins, Rose Wharton, Milensu Shanyinde, Susan J. Dutton, Omar Omar, Sally Hopewell, Joshua Wallace, Jackie Birks, Nicola Williams, Eric Ohuma, Douglas G. Altman (United Kingdom, United States)
Abstract

Reporting of Crossover Trials on Medical Interventions for Glaucoma

Tsung Yu, Tianjing Li, Barbara Hawkins, Kay Dickersin (United States)
Abstract

Characterization of Trials Designed Primarily for Marketing Purposes Rather Than Addressing Genuine Clinical Questions: A Descriptive Study

Virginia Barbour, Druin Burch, Fiona Godlee, Carl Heneghan, Richard Lehman, Joseph Ross, Sara Schroter (United Kingdom, United States)
Abstract

12:00 PM

Lunch and Visit Exhibits

1:30 PM

Reporting Guidelines

Moderator: Erik von Elm (Switzerland)

Consensus-Based Case Report Guidelines Development: CARE Guidelines

Joel J. Gagnier, Gunver Kienle, Douglas G. Altman, David Moher, Harold Sox, David Riley, and the CARE Group (United States, Germany, United Kingdom, Canada)
Abstract  |   Article  published in Global Adv Health Med. 2013;2(5):38-43. DOI: 10.7453/gahmj.2013.008.

Poor Description of Nonpharmacological Interventions: A Remediable Barrier to Use in Practice?

Tammy Hoffmann, Chrissy Erueti, Paul Glasziou (Australia)
Abstract

Impact of Adding a Limitations Section in Abstracts of Systematic Reviews on Reader Interpretation: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Amélie Yavchitz, Philippe Ravaud, Sally Hopewell, Isabelle Boutron (France, United Kingdom)
Abstract

Beyond STARD: Characterizing the Presence of Important Elements in Diagnostic Test Accuracy Reports

Natasha Cuk, Carmen C. Wolfe, Douglas G. Altman, David L. Schriger, Richelle J. Cooper (United States, United Kingdom)
Abstract

Identifying Barriers to Uptake and Implementation of CONSORT

Larissa Shamseer, Laura Weeks, Lucy Turner, Sharon Straus, Jeremy Grimshaw, David Moher (Canada)
Abstract

WebCONSORT Impact of Using a Web-Based Tool to Improve the Reporting of Randomized Trials: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Sally Hopewell, Isabelle Boutron, Douglas G. Altman, David Moher, Victor Montori, Virginia Barbour, David Schriger, Philippe Ravaud (United Kingdom, France, Canada, United States)
Abstract

3:30 PM

Refreshment Break

4:00 PM

Postpublication Access, Dissemination, And Exchange

Moderator: Trish Groves (United Kingdom)

Stability of Internet References in General Medical Journals

Paula A. Rochon, Wei Wu, Jerry H. Gurwitz, Sunila R. Kalkar, Joel Thomson, Sudeep S. Gill (Canada, United States)
Abstract

Electronic Culling of the Clinical Research Literature: Filters to Reduce the Burden of Hand Searching

Nancy L. Wilczynski, K. Ann McKibbon, R. Brian Haynes (Canada)
Abstract

Letters and Comments Published in Response to Research: Whither Postpublication Peer Review?

Margaret A. Winker (United States)
Abstract  |   Article  published in Learned Publishing, Volume 28, Number 2, April 2015, pp. 143-145(3).

Likes, Shares, and Tweets: The Growing Role of Social Media at a General Medical Journal

James A. Colbert, Jennifer M. Zeis, Pamela W. Miller, Ruth Y. Lewis, Jonathan N. Adler, Edward W. Campion (United States)
Abstract

5:20 PM

Closing and Adjournment

Abstracts to Be Presented as Posters

Posters will be presented during 2 sessions on Monday and Tuesday, September 9 and 10.

Open Access And Dissemination

Authors’ Views on Online-Only Publication

Frauke Becher, Are Brean, Erlend Hem, Christine Laine, Alicia Ludwig, Mary Beth Schaeffer, Catharine Stack, Arlene Weissman (Norway, USA)
Abstract

Open-Access Publication of Research Papers: Who Can Pay?

Hajira Dambha, Roger Jones (UK)
Abstract

Benchmarking Prominent Medical and Scientific Journal Facebook and Twitter Popularity

Robert P. Dellavalle, Natalia S. Dellavalle, Lisa M. Schilling (USA)
Abstract

Investigating the Use and Users of the Norwegian Electronic Health Library by Indirect Indicators

Runar Eggen, Magne Nylenna (Norway)
Abstract  |   Article  published in JMIR Res Protoc 2014;3(4):e66. doi: 10.2196/resprot.3820.

Do Readers Read What Peer Reviewers Selected?

Marian M. Tolksdorf, Markus K. Heinemann (Germany)
Abstract

MacPLUS Federated Search: A Centralized Internet-Based Resource to Bring Best Evidence to Health Care Professionals

Emma C. Iserman, Alfonso Iorio, R. Brian Haynes (Canada)
Abstract

Authorship

Honorary and Ghost Authorship in Selected Nursing Journals

Maureen Shawn Kennedy, Jane Barnsteiner, John Daly (Australia)
Abstract

Recommendations to ICMJE for Improving the Guidelines for Authorship Disclosures

Fay Ling, John Kerpan (USA)
Abstract

Authorship: Attitudes and Practice Among Norwegian Researchers

Magne Nylenna, Frode Vartdal, Erlend Bremertun Smeland, Frode Fagerbakk, Peter Kierulf (Norway)
Abstract  |   Article  published in BMC Medical Ethics 2014 15:53. doi:10.1186/1472-6939-15-53.

Honorary Authorship and Coercive Citation in Medical Research

Allen Wilhite, Eric A. Fong (USA)
Abstract

Use of the “Antighostwriting Checklist” at a General Medical Journal: Results of a Pilot Study

Elizabeth Wager, Iain Hrynaszkiewicz, Jigisha Patel (UK)
Abstract

Chinese Authors, Reviewers, and Editors’ Attitudes Toward ResearcherID

SUN Jing, LIU Huan, QIAN Shou-chu (China)
Abstract

Bias

How Are Gender and Geography Associated With Sponsorship of Collaborative Cancer Research?

Gordon H. Sun, Nicholas M. Moloci, Kelsey Schmidt, Mark P. MacEachern, Reshma Jagsi (USA)
Abstract  |   Article  published in JAMA Intern Med. 2014. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.250.

Association Between Personal Financial Conflicts of Interest and Recommendation of Medical Interventions: A Systematic Review

Andreas Lundh, Anders W. Jørgensen, Lisa Bero (Denmark, USA)
Abstract

Risk Factors for Noncompletion of Cochrane Reviews

Richard G. McGee, Patrick J. Kelly, Jonathan C. Craig, Navelle S. Willis, Ann E. Jones, Gai Y. Higgins, Ruth L. Mitchell, Angela C. Webster (Australia)
Abstract

Do Declarative Titles Affect Readers’ Perceptions of Research Findings? A Randomized Controlled Trial

Elizabeth Wager, Douglas G. Altman, Iveta Simera, Tudor P. Toma (UK)
Abstract

Citations

Standardizing Citation of Bioresources in Scientific Publications

Anne Cambon-Thomsen, Paola De Castro, Federica Napolitani, Anna Maria Rossi, Alessia Calzolari, Laurence Mabile, Elena Bravo, as Members of the Bioresources Research Impact Factor (BRIF) Working Group (France, Italy)
Abstract  |   Article  published in BMC Medicine. 2015;13:33. DOI: 10.1186/s12916-015-0266-y

Analyzing the Impact of Case Reports in a Medical Genetics Journal: Citations for Case Reports in the Impact Factor Window Compared to 3 to 5 Years Later

John C. Carey, Steve D. Weist, Margaret S. Weist (USA)
Abstract

Are Online Article Views in the First Year After Publication Correlated to Citations?

Deborah Levine, David F. Kallmes, Elkan Halpern, Herbert Y. Kressel (USA)
Abstract

Is a Uniform Name Format Necessary for Accurate Search Results of Chinese Authors?

SUN Jing, LIU Huan, GAO Jian, QIAN Shou-Chu (China)
Abstract

Citable and Noncitable Items and the Impact Factor

Tobias Opthof, Loet Leydesdorff, Ruben Coronel (Netherlands)
Abstract

Dissemination

Attitude Toward Publications in Electronic Journals: A Glimpse Into the Minds of the Decision Makers in Universities

Muhammad Aslam (Pakistan)
Abstract

Publishing a Bilingual Journal: The Example of Deutsches Ärzteblatt International

Christopher Baethge (Germany)
Abstract

Ten Years’ Experience Teaching Health Professionals to Write and to Publish Articles

Esteve Fernández, Ana M. García, Elisabet Serés, Fèlix Bosch (Spain)
Abstract

Google Scholar, Ovid, and PubMed Underestimate Orthodontic RCT Numbers Compared to Hand Searching

Rhian C. Fitzgerald, David T. Sawbridge, Jayne E. Harrison (UK)
Abstract

Ethical Issues and Misconduct

Ethics in Practice: Improvements in Ethical Policies and Practices in Wiley Health Science Journals Following a 2-Stage Audit Cycle

Chris Graf, Alice Meadows, Allen Stevens, Elizabeth Wager (Australia, USA, UK)
Abstract

Scientific Misconduct in South Asian Medical Journals: Results of an Online Survey of Editors

Sandhya Srinivasan, Sanjay A. Pai, Rakesh Aggarwal, Peush Sahni (India)
Abstract

Authors’ Awareness of Publication Ethics: An International Survey

Sara Schroter, Jason Roberts, Elizabeth Loder, Donald B. Penzien, Sarah Davies, Timothy T. Houle (UK, USA)
Abstract

Editorial And Peer Review Processes

Facilitating Rapid Peer Review: A Study of PLOS ONE Reviewer Timing

Rachel Bernstein, Krista Hoff, Emma Dupin, Damian Pattinson (USA, UK)
Abstract

Assessment of the Quality of Open Peer Review Using the Draft COPE Guidance

Hajira Dambha, Roger Jones (UK)
Abstract

Effect of Training Workshop on Quality of Students’ Peer Reviewing of Research Abstracts: A One-Arm Self-control Educational Intervention

Seyed-Mohammad Fereshtehnejad, Hamid Reza Baradaran, Maziar Moradi Lakeh (Sweden, Iran)
Abstract

The Fate of the Rapidly Rejected Manuscript: Where Does It Go Next?

Olivia Wilkins, Virginia A. Moyer, Lewis R. First (USA)
Abstract

Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Training Programs in Writing for Scholarly Publication, Journal Editing, and Manuscript Peer Review

James Galipeau, David Moher, D. William Cameron, Craig Campbell, Paul Hébert, Paul Hendry, Anita Palepu, Becky Skidmore (Canada)
Abstract

Poor Manuscript Title as a Predictor for Manuscript Rejection in a General Medical Journal: A Cohort Study

Petter Gjersvik, Pål Gulbrandsen, Erlend T. Aasheim, Magne Nylenna (Norway)
Abstract  |   Article  published in Tidsskr Nor Legeforen 2013;133:2475-7. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.13.1077.

Attitudes Toward Blinding of Peer Review and Perceptions of Efficacy Within a Small Biomedical Specialty

Reshma Jagsi, Katherine Egan Bennett, Kent Griffith, Rochelle DeCastro, Calley Grace, Anthony Zietman (USA)
Abstract  |   Article  published in International Journal of Radiation Oncology/Biology/Physics 89 (5) 2014. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2014.04.021.

A Comparison of the Quality of Reviewer Reports From Author-Suggested Reviewers and Non–Author-Suggested Reviewers in Journals Operating on Open or Closed Peer Review Models

Maria K. Kowalczuk, Frank Dudbridge, Shreeya Nanda, Stephanie Harriman, Elizabeth C. Moylan (UK)
Abstract

Correlation of the Final and the Preliminary Evaluation Scores of the Academy of Finland’s Peer Review Panels on Biomedical Engineering, 2006-2012

Juha Latikka (Finland)
Abstract

Are Reviewers’ Scores Influenced by Citations to Their Own Work? An Analysis of Submitted Manuscripts and Review Reports

David L. Schriger, Samantha P. Kadera, Mickey M. Murano, Erik von Elm (USA, Switzerland)
Abstract  |   Article  published in Ann Emerg Med. 2015 Oct 27. pii: S0196-0644(15)01266-4.

Laboratory Investigation Editorial Internships: Peer Review Opportunities for Young Investigators

Catherine M. Ketcham, Robert W. Hardy, Brian P. Rubin, Gene P. Siegal (USA)
Abstract  |   Article  published in Lab Invest. 2013 Dec;93(12):1262-4. doi: 10.1038/labinvest.2013.125.

Crowd-Sourcing in Medical Publishing: American Journal of Preventive Medicine’s Childhood Obesity Challenge

Jill Waalen, Brian Saelens, Elsie Taveras, Beverly Lytton, Bill Silberg, Kevin Patrick (USA)
Abstract

Postpublication Peer Review

What Do Authors Really Want to Know Postpublication?

Mary Beth Schaeffer, Christine Laine, Darren Taichman, Jill Jackson, Parsh Mehta, Catharine Stack (USA)
Abstract

Quality of Reporting

Temporal Change in the Use of P Values and Confidence Intervals for Reporting Intergroup Comparisons in Abstracts in Major General Medical Journals

Rakesh Aggarwal, Shambhavi Srivastava, Aditya N. Sarangi, Peush Sahni (India)
Abstract

Reporting Standards for Translational Animal Research

David Krauth, Calvin Gruss, Rose Philipps, Lisa Bero (USA)
Abstract

Compliance Reporting in Randomized Controlled Trials: A Literature-Based Study

Francois Cachat, Katharina Theodoropoulou, Caroline Maendly, Hassib Chehade, Erik Von Elm (Switzerland)
Abstract

The Graphical Literacy of Top Medical Journals in 2012

Jennifer C. Chen, Mike E. McMullen, Carter C. Wystrach, David L. Schriger, Richelle J. Cooper (USA)
Abstract

Reporting of Study Enrollment: Missed Opportunities to Clarify Selection and Suggestions for Improvement

Jessica J. Wall, Richelle J. Cooper, Brian Raffeto, Douglas G. Altman, David L. Schriger (USA, UK)
Abstract

Use of Clustering Analysis in Randomized Controlled Trials in Orthopedic Surgery

Hanna Oltean, Joel J. Gagnier (USA)
Abstract

Quality of Reporting Methods for Estimating Hazard Ratio From Analyzing Time-to-Event Outcomes in Four General Medical Journals

Yen-Hong Kuo (USA)
Abstract

Improving the Completeness of Reporting of Research Articles: Implementing an Automated System

David Moher, Larissa Shamseer, James Galipeau, Jason Roberts, Tim Houle, Pierre-Olivier Charlebois, Chris Ivey (Canada)
Abstract

Characteristics of Manuscripts Rejected From a Chinese Medical Journal: A Cohort Study

HAO Xiu-yuan, QIAN Shou-chu (China)
Abstract

An Analysis of the Completeness of Claims Made to Emphasize the Importance of a Research Study

Medell K. Briggs-Malonson, Sara Crager, Richelle J. Cooper, David L. Schriger (USA)
Abstract

Trends in the Quality of Data Graphs Over Time and the Role of Peer Review and Editing in Those Trends

Marco R. Fossati-Bellani, Michael E. McMullen, Brian Raffetto, Claire Drolen, Richelle J. Cooper, David L. Schriger (USA)
Abstract  |   Article  published in Annals of Emergency Medicine, Volume 69, Issue 4, 444-452.e2.

Is the Relationship Among Outcome Variables Shown in Randomized Trials?

Carter C. Wystrach, Ana Lopez-O’Sullivan, Richelle J. Cooper, David L. Schriger, Douglas G. Altman (USA, UK)
Abstract

Reporting Guidelines

Development of a Quality Score for the Assessment of Nonsystematic Review Articles (SANRA)

Christopher Baethge, Stephan Mertens, Sandra Goldbeck-Wood (Germany, Norway)
Abstract

SQUIRE Grows Up! Revising the SQUIRE Guidelines to Meet the Advances in the Science of Quality Improvement

Louise Davies, Greg Ogrinc, Paul B. Batalden, Frank Davidoff, David Stevens (USA)
Abstract

Consensus-Based Recommendations for Investigating Clinical Heterogeneity in Systematic Reviews

Joel J. Gagnier, Hal Morgenstern, Douglas G. Altman, Jesse Berlin, Stephanie Chang, Peter McCulloch, Xin Sun, David Moher, for the Ann Arbor Clinical Heterogeneity Consensus Group (USA, UK, Canada)
Abstract

Proposal for a Structured Abstract for Case Reports: An Analytical Study

Devendra Mishra, Piyush Gupta, Bhawna Dhingra, Pooja Dewan (India)
Abstract

Implementation of Adherence to the CONSORT Guidelines by the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics

Nikolaos Pandis, Larissa Shamseer, Vincent G. Kokich, David Moher (Switzerland, USA, Canada)
Abstract  |   Article  published in Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 2014 67(9):1044-1048. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2014.04.001.

Update on the Endorsement of CONSORT by High Impact Factor Journals: A Survey of Journal Editors and Instructions to Authors

Larissa Shamseer, Justin Theilman, Lucy Turner, Sally Hopewell, Douglas G. Altman, Kenneth F. Schulz, David Moher (Canada, UK, USA)
Abstract

Does Journal Endorsement of Reporting Guidelines Impact the Completeness of Reporting of Health Research? A Systematic Review

Adrienne Stevens, Larissa Shamseer, Erica Weinstein, Fatemeh Yazdi, Lucy Turner, Justin Thielman, Douglas G. Altman, Allison Hirst, John Hoey, Anita Palepu, Iveta Simera, Kenneth F. Schulz, David Moher (Canada, USA, UK)
Abstract  |   Article  published in BMJ 2014;348:g3804. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g3804.

Including Equity in Systematic Reviews: Using the PRISMA-Equity Extension Reporting Guidelines for Systematic Reviews

With a Focus on Equity Vivian Welch, Mark Petticrew, Peter Tugwell, David A. Moher, Jennifer O’Neill, Elizabeth Waters, Howard White (Canada, UK, Australia, USA)
Abstract

Implementation of Reporting Guidelines in and the Quality of Reporting in Chinese and Non-Chinese Surgery Journals

DU Liang, LIU Xuemei, ZHU Ming, JIANG Qian (China)
Abstract

Trial Registration

Surgical Trials and Trial Registers: A Cross-sectional Study of Randomized Controlled Trials Published in Surgery Journals Requiring Trial Registration in Their Author Instructions

Julia L. S. Hardt, Maria-Inti Metzendorf, Joerg J. Meerpohl (Germany)
Abstract  |   Article  published in Trials 2013, 14:407. doi:10.1186/1745-6215-14-407.