Published on in Vol 9, No 10 (2020): October

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/17864, first published .
Standardized Protocol Items Recommendations for Observational Studies (SPIROS) for Observational Study Protocol Reporting Guidelines: Protocol for a Delphi Study

Standardized Protocol Items Recommendations for Observational Studies (SPIROS) for Observational Study Protocol Reporting Guidelines: Protocol for a Delphi Study

Standardized Protocol Items Recommendations for Observational Studies (SPIROS) for Observational Study Protocol Reporting Guidelines: Protocol for a Delphi Study

Raman Mahajan 1, 2*, MSci, MPH;  Sakib Burza 2*, MBChB, MSc, PhD, MRCGP;  Lex M Bouter 3, 4*, PhD;  Klaas Sijtsma 5*, PhD;  André Knottnerus 1*, PhD;  Jos Kleijnen 1*, MD, PhD;  Peter Van Dael 6*, PhD;  Maurice P Zeegers 1, 7*, PhD

1 Care and Public Health Research Institute, Maastricht University , Maastricht , NL

2 Médecins Sans Frontières , New Delhi , IN

3 Department of Epidemiology and Data Science, Amsterdam University Medical Centers , Amsterdam , NL

4 Department of Philosophy, Vrije Universiteit , Amsterdam , NL

5 Department of Methodology and Statistics, Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Tilburg University, Tilburg , NL

6 DSM Nutritional Products , Basel , CH

7 School for Nutrition and Translational Research in Metabolism, Maastricht University , Maastricht , NL

*all authors contributed equally

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