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Table 1 Relevant guidelines for design and reporting

From: Effectiveness guidance document (EGD) for Chinese medicine trials: a consensus document

Document Design Reporting Reference
Effectiveness guidance document for acupuncture research X   [9]
SPIRIT for content of clinical trial protocols X X [18]
CONSORT for parallel group randomized trials   X [19]
CONSORT extension for pragmatic trials   X [20]
CONSORT for non-pharmacological trials   X [21]
CONSORT extension for cluster randomized trials   X [22]
CONSORT extension for acupuncture trials   X [23]
CONSORT extension for herbal interventions   X [24]
CONSORT extension for non-pharmacological treatment interventions   X [25]
CONSORT extension for traditional Chinese medicine   X [26]
CONSORT extension for patient reported outcomes   X [27]
Guidelines for randomized controlled trials investigating Chinese herbal medicine   X [28]
Extending the CONSORT statement to moxibustion   X [29]
  1. CONSORT = Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials.