About the Authors
UK Cochrane Centre, Oxford, United Kingdom
Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Wolfson College, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Chalmers Research Group, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
Sideview, Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States of America
All authors are involved in many initiatives in health care and healthcare research which should benefit from a wide uptake of the CONSORT for Abstracts statement.
SH, MC, DM, EW, and PM were involved in the design, implementation, analysis of the study, and in writing and commenting on drafts on the final manuscript. DGA and KFS were involved in the analysis of the study and commenting on drafts on the final manuscript.