EULAR Recommendations: Recommendations for conducting and reporting clinical trials

Following is a list of EULAR Recommendations for conducting / reporting clinical trials, dating back to 2006. Scroll down the page for the full overview:

2018

Helga Radner, Katerina Chatzidionysiou, Elena Nikiphorou, Laure Gossec, Kimme L Hyrich, Condruta Zabalan, Yvonne van Eijk-Hustings, Paula R. Williamson, Andra Balanescu, Gerd R. Burmester, Loreto Carmona, Maxime Dougados, Axel Finckh, Glenn Haugeberg, Merete Lund Hetland, Susan Oliver, Duncan Porter, Karim Raza, Patrick Ryan, Maria Jose Santos, Annette van der Helm-van Mil, Piet van Riel, Gabrielle von Krause, Jakub Zavada, William G Dixon, Johan Askling                                                                         EULAR recommendations for a core data set to support observational research and clinical care in rheumatoid arthritis                                                                                      Available online 4 January 2018                                                                                                       Read this recommendation

2017

Jelena Vojinovic, Angela Tincani, Alberto Sulli, Stefano Soldano, Laura Andreoli, Francesca Dall'Ara, Ruxandra Ionescu, Katarina Simic Pasalic, Inete Balcune, Ivan Ferraz-Amaro, Małgorzata Tlustochowicz, Irena Butrimiene, Egle Punceviciene, Natalia Toroptsova, Simeon Grazio, Jadranka Morovic-Vergles, Pavol Masaryk, Kati Otsa, Miguel Bernardes, Vladimira Boyadzhieva, Fausto Salaffi, Maurizio Cutolo
European multicentre pilot survey to assess vitamin D status in rheumatoid arthritis patients and early development of a new Patient Reported Outcome questionnaire (D-PRO)
Available online 6 March 2017
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2016

Athan Baillet, Laure Gossec, Loreto Carmona, Maarten de Wit,Yvonne van Eijk-Hustings, Heidi Bertheussen, Kent Alison, Mette Toft, Marios Kouloumas, Ricardo J O Ferreira, Susan Oliver, Andrea Rubbert-Roth,Sander van Assen, William G Dixon, Axel Finckh, Angela Zink, Joel Kremer, Tore K Kvien, Michael Nurmohamed, Desirée van der Heijde, Maxime Dougados
Points to consider for reporting, screening for and preventing selected comorbidities in chronic inflammatory rheumatic diseases in daily practice: a EULAR initiative
Ann Rheum Dis doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2016-209233
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2015

Heidi A Zangi, Mwidimi Ndosi, Jo Adams, Lena Andersen, Christina Bode, Carina Boström, Yvonne van Eijk-Hustings, Laure Gossec, Jana Korandová, Gabriel Mendes, Karin Niedermann, Jette Primdahl, Michaela Stoffer, Marieke Voshaar, Astrid van Tubergen
EULAR recommendations for patient education for people with inflammatory arthritis
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2015;74:954-962 - Published in print 1 June 2015
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Maya H Buch, Lucia Silva-Fernandez, Loreto Carmona, Daniel Aletaha, Robin Christensen, Bernard Combe, Paul Emery, Gianfranco Ferraccioli, Francis Guillemin, Tore K Kvien, Robert Landewe, Karel Pavelka, Kenneth Saag, Josef S Smolen, Deborah Symmons, Désirée van der Heijde, Joep Welling, George Wells, Rene Westhovens, Angela Zink, Maarten Boers
EULAR recommendations for the reporting of clinical trial extension studies in rheumatology
Ann Rheum Dis 2015;74:963-969 doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2013-204948
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2014

Raphaèle Seror, Simon J Bowman, Pilar Brito-Zeron, Elke Theander, Hendrika Bootsma, Athanasios Tzioufas, Jacques-Eric Gottenberg, Manel Ramos-Casals, Thomas Dörner, Philippe Ravaud, Claudio Vitali, Xavier Mariette1 and on behalf of the EULAR Sjögren's Task Force
EULAR Sjögren's syndrome disease activity index (ESSDAI): a user guide
RMD Open 2015;1:e000022 doi:10.1136/rmdopen-2014-00002
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2011

Christian Beyer, Jörg H W Distler, Yannick Allanore, Martin Aringer, Jérôme Avouac, Làszlo Czirjak, Maurizio Cutolo, Nemanja Damjanov, Francesco Del Galdo, Kim Fligelstone, Serena Guiducci, Otylia Kowal-Bielecka, Jacob  M van Laar, Marco Matucci-Cerinic, Ulf Müller-Ladner, Gabriela Riemekasten, Ingo H Tarner, Alan Tyndall, Ann Tyrrell Kennedy, Gabriele Valentini, Serena Vettori, Ulrich A Walker, Christopher Denton, Oliver Distler, the EUSTAR Biobanking Group
EUSTAR biobanking: recommendations for the collection, storage and distribution of biospecimens in scleroderma research
Ann Rheum Dis 2011;70:1178-1182 doi:10.1136/ard.2010.142489 Published Online First 1 February 2011
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M P T de Wit, S E Berlo, G J Aanerud, D Aletaha, J W Bijlsma, L Croucher, J A P Da Silva, B Glüsing, L Gossec, S Hewlett, M Jongkees, D Magnusson, M Scholte-Voshaar, P Richards, C Ziegler, T A Abma
European League Against Rheumatism recommendations for the inclusion of patient representatives in scientific projects
Ann Rheum Dis 2011;70:722-726 Published Online First: 20 January 2011
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2010

WG Dixon, L Carmona, A Finckh, ML Hetland, TK Kvien, R Landewe, J Listing, PJ Nicola, U Tarp, A Zink, J Askling
EULAR points to consider when establishing, analysing and reporting safety data of biologics registers in rheumatology
Ann Rheum Dis 2010 Sep;69 (9): 1596-602; Published Online First 4 June 2010
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2009

Marta Mosca, Chiara Tani, Martin Aringer, Stefano Bombardieri, Dimitrios Boumpas, Robin Brey, Ricard Cervera, Andrea Doria, David Jayne, Munther A Khamashta, Annegret Kuhn, Caroline Gordon, Michelle Petri, Ole Petter Rekvig, Matthias Schneider, Yaniv Sherer, Yehuda Shoenfeld, Josef S Smolen, Rosaria Talarico, Angela Tincani, Ronald F van Vollenhoven, Michael M Ward, Victoria P Werth, Loreto Carmona
EULAR Recommendations for monitoring systemic lupus erythematosus patients in clinical practice and in observational studies 
Ann Rheum Dis. Jul 2010; 69: 1269-1274; Published Online First: 5 November 2009
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2008

Macfarlane GJ, Pallewatte N, Paudyal P, Blyth FM, Coggon D, Crombez G, Linton S, Leino-Arjas P, Silman AJ, Smeets RJ, van der Windt D.
Task Force on Measurement of Work-related Psychosocial Risk Factors for Musculoskeletal Disorders
Evaluation of work-related psychosocial factors and regional musculoskeletal pain: results from a EULAR Task Force. Ann Rheum Dis 2009 Jun;68(6):885-91). Published Online First: 22 August 2008
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C Gordon, G K Bertsias, J P A Ioannidis, J Boletis, S Bombardieri, R Cervera, C Dostál, G Font, I-M Gilboe, F Houssiau, T WJ Huizinga, D Isenberg, C G M Kallenberg, M A Khamashta, J-C Piette, M Schneider, J S Smolen, G Sturfelt, A Tincani, R Van Vollenhoven and D T Boumpas
EULAR points to consider for conducting clinical trials in systemic lupus erythematosus
Ann Rheum Dis., April 2009; 68: 470 - 476. Published Online First: 3 April 2008
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D Aletaha, R Landewe, T Karonitsch, J Bathon, M Boers, C Bombardier, S Bombardieri, H Choi, B Combe, M Dougados, P Emery, J Gomez-Reino, E Keystone, G Koch, T K Kvien, E Martin-Mola, M Matucci-Cerinic, K Michaud, J ODell, H Paulus, T Pincus, P Richards, L Simon, J Siegel, J S Smolen, T Sokka, V Strand, P Tugwell, D van der Heijde, P van Riel, S Vlad, R van Vollenhoven, M Ward, M Weinblatt, G Wells, B White, F Wolfe, B Zhang, A Zink, D Felson
Reporting disease activity in clinical trials of patients with rheumatoid arthritis: EULAR/ACR collaborative recommendations
Ann Rheum Dis., Oct 2008; 67: 1360 - 1364. Accepted 4 June 2008
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2006

B Hellmich, O Flossmann, W L Gross, P Bacon, J W Cohen-Tervaert,
L Guillevin, D Jayne, A Mahr, P A Merkel, H Raspe, D GI Scott, J Witter,
H Yazici and R A Luqmani
EULAR recommendations for conducting clinical studies and/or clinical trials in systemic vasculitis: Focus on ANCA-associated vasculitis
Ann Rheum Dis, May 2007; 66: 605 - 617. Published Online First: 14 December 2006
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