Improving nursing research reporting: A guide to reporting guidelines

Renjulal Yesodharan, Vishnu Renjith, Tessy Treesa Jose

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Abstract

Enhancing the quality of the nursing research reporting through structured approach is the key in solving the problems related to reporting. Complete and transparent reporting of nursing research with the standard guidelines such as, The Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology (STROBE), Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials (CONSORT), Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA), Standards for reporting qualitative research (SRQR), Consensus-based Clinical Case Reporting Guideline (CARE) and Consolidated criteria for reporting qualitative research (COREQ)will ensure the transparency through the minimum set of items required to reflect what was one done? What are the outcomes? What are the benefits? What are the issues that bring bias and what are the harms? The ‘Enhancing the Quality and Transparency of Health Research’ (EQUATOR) network and ‘Penelope Research’ also helps the authors to solve problem of finding out of relevant reporting guidelines. Whatever maybe the reason writing and publishing high impact nursing and health research is the need of the day.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)301-306
Number of pages6
JournalIndian Journal of Public Health Research and Development
Volume9
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-04-2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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