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Researchers in the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS) have developed a new set of guidelines for reporting mediation analyses in health research.

Pen and paper

A new guideline has been developed to help scientists publish their research accurately and transparently. Published in JAMA, the AGReMA Statement (A Guideline for Reporting Mediation Analyses) provides recommendations for researchers who want to describe mediation analysis in their paper. Mediation analysis is primarily used to understand how an intervention works or why it does not.  

The checklists can be found on the AGReMA website, and the explanation and elaboration paper in JAMA explains the importance of each item and how the checklist can be used by authors, peer reviewers and journal editors. 

Read the full story on the NDORMS website

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