All research results should be reported to ensure transparency, ensure the evidence base is not distorted and avoid wasteful duplication of research, regardless of the nature of the results. This page provides useful resources regarding best practice in reporting results.
The quality of reporting will not be evaluated as part of research audits but whether research has been reported will be assessed.
The EQUATOR network provides reporting guidelines for several types of study:
For qualitative research the COREQ checklist is recommended:
The US National Library of Medicine provides links to many other useful resources: