RECORD Statement - Official Publications
(from PLOS Medicine)
Example Figures (reprinted with permission):

Figure 2.
Venn diagram to illustrate linkage process (reproduced with permission from Herrett et al. (reference: Herrett E, Shah AD, Boggon R, Denaxas S, Smeeth L, van Staa T, et al. Completeness and diagnostic validity of recording acute myocardial infarction events in primary care, hospital care, disease registry, and national mortality records: cohort study. Bmj. 2013;346:f2350. Epub 2013/05/23. doi: 10.1136/bmj.f2350. PubMed PMID: 23692896; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPmc3898411.)

Figure 3.
Mixed flow diagram and Venn diagram illustrating linkage process (reproduced with permission from van Herk-Sukel et al. (reference: an Herk-Sukel MP, van de Poll-Franse LV, Lemmens VE, Vreugdenhil G, Pruijt JF, Coebergh JW, et al. New opportunities for drug outcomes research in cancer patients: the linkage of the Eindhoven Cancer Registry and the PHARMO Record Linkage System. European journal of cancer (Oxford, England : 1990). 2010;46(2):395-404. Epub 2009/10/09. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2009.09.010. PubMed PMID: 19811904.)

Figure 4.
Linkage diagram combined with participant flow diagram (reproduced with permission from Fosbøl et al. (reference: Fosbøl EL, Granger CB, Peterson ED, Lin L, Lytle BL, Shofer FS, et al. Prehospital system delay in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction care: a novel linkage of emergency medicine services and in hospital registry data. Am Heart J. 2013;165(3):363-70. Epub 2013/03/05. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2012.11.003. PubMed PMID: 23453105.

Figure 5.
Example flow diagram of study inclusion and exclusion criteria reproduced with permission from Dinan et al. (reference: Dinan MA, Curtis LH, Carpenter WR, Biddle AK, Abernethy AP, Patz EF, Jr., et al. Variations in use of PET among Medicare beneficiaries with non-small cell lung cancer, 1998-2007. Radiology. 2013;267(3):807-17. Epub 2013/02/19. doi: 10.1148/radiol.12120174. PubMed PMID: 23418003.)

RECORD Methods Publications

PLoS One article

The REporting of studies Conducted using Observational Routinely-collected health Data (RECORD) Statement: Methods for Arriving at Consensus and Developing Reporting Guidelines. Link to Article on PLoS One Webpage

Nicholls SG, Quach P, von Elm E, Guttmann A, Moher D, Petersen I, Sorensen HT, Smeeth L, *Langan SM, *Benchimol EI