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Christopher G. Maher ; Anne M. Moseley ; Catherine Sherrington ; Robert D. Herbert ; Mark R. Elkins ;Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia 2010, 14 3

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Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia ISSN: 1413-3555 rbfisio@ufscar.br Associação Brasileira de Pesquisa e PósGraduação em Fisioterapia Brasil Costa, Leonardo O.
P.; Maher, Christopher G.; Moseley, Anne M.; Sherrington, Catherine; Herbert, Robert D.; Elkins, Mark R. Endorsement of trial registration and the CONSORT statement by the Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia, vol.
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v-vi Associação Brasileira de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação em Fisioterapia São Carlos, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=235016575001 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative ISSN 1413-3555 Editorial Rev Bras Fisioter, São Carlos, v.
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v-vi, May-June 2010 Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia © Endorsement of trial registration and the CONSORT statement by the Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia Adesão ao registro de ensaios clínicos e às recomendações do CONSORT pela Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia T he Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia-Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy (RBF-BJPT) has taken an important step by implementing editorial policies that are relevant to the publication of randomized controlled trials. The first policy implemented is that authors of clinical trials need to prospectively register their trials, if the trial is to be published in the journal.
The principal rationale for trial registration is to avoid selective reporting and publication bias1.
The problem is that trials that report large and positive effects of the intervention being evaluated are more likely to be published2; and this selective reporting may create overly optimistic impressions of the effects of treatment. Trial registration is an ethica...





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