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Table 1 Proposed subtitling and guidelines for various research project categories

From: Enhancing the reporting and transparency of rheumatology research: a guide to reporting guidelines

Research project Randomized trials Observational studies Systematic reviews and meta-analyses Diagnostic test studies Reliability and agreement studies Research in animal studies
Last part of suggested title (that is, Title Suffix) A randomized controlled trial A cross-sectional study
A cohort study
A case-control study
A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials A diagnostic accuracy study A reliability and agreement study An in vivo animal research study
Statement or guideline to consult CONSORT statement STROBE statement PRISMA statement STARD statement GRRAS statement ARRIVE statement
PubMed ID PMID: 20332511 PMID: 17938389 PMID: 19622512 PMID: 12513067 PMID: 21130355 PMID: 20613859
  1. ARRIVE, Animals in Research Reporting In Vivo Experiments; CONSORT, CONsolidated Standards Of Reporting Trials; GRRAS, Guidelines for Reporting Reliability and Agreement Studies; PRISMA, Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic reviews and Meta-Analyses; STARD, Standards for Reporting of Diagnostic Accuracy; STROBE, Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology.