oa South African Family Practice - Intention-to-treat analysis of South African e-publications : scientific letter

Volume 51, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 2078-6190
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6204



The aim of our study was to determine whether RCTs appearing in SA e-publications used the ITT principle, as recommended by the Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials (CONSORT) statement. The reviewers were interested more in the handling of protocol violators with regard to the ITT principle. Ethical approval was not required for this study, since it was an online review.

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