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ready STAndards for the Reporting of Diagnostic accuracy

Abbreviation: STARD

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The objective of the STARD initiative is to improve the accuracy and completeness of reporting of studies of diagnostic accuracy, to allow readers to assess the potential for bias in the study (internal validity) and to evaluate its generalisability (external validity). The STARD statement consists of a checklist of 25 items and recommends the use of a flow diagram which describes the design of the study and the flow of patients.

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Towards complete and accurate reporting of studies of diagnostic accuracy: the STARD initiative. Standards for Reporting of Diagnostic Accuracy.

Clin. Chem. 2003

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STARD 2015: an updated list of essential items for reporting diagnostic accuracy studies.

Bossuyt PM,Reitsma JB,Bruns DE,Gatsonis CA,Glasziou PP,Irwig L,Lijmer JG,Moher D,Rennie D,de Vet HC,Kressel HY,Rifai N,Golub RM,Altman DG,Hooft L,Korevaar DA,Cohen JF
BMJ 2015

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