Template:RCT

Title

Author/s

names of all author

Abstract

a concise and factual abstract is required (maximum length 250 words)

Background

including objectives or a clear statement of the purpose of the study

Methods

Design

describe aspects of the study: randomisation, prospective, blinding, placebo controlled, observational, survey

Setting

include the level of care eg primary, secondary; number of participating centres

Participants

numbers, selection criteria, numbers entering and completing study

Interventions

what were the interventions, how and for how long

Main outcome measures

identify primary outcome measure and any supporting secondary outcome measures

Results

including main findings, point estimate and degree of uncertainty eg: confidence interval, where appropriate

Conclusions

main conclusion based on results and objective of study

Implications

main implication of key findings for practice and further research

Funding and Declarations

funding for the research and any potential conflicts of interest

Clinical Trial Registration number

if appropriate

Author Biography

include a short biography for each author and a link to their profile in Physiopedia

References

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