Hints on Methods and Techniques

There are many guidelines for authors in various scientific disciplines. It is strongly adviced that you also read specific check-lists in specific fields before you plan a study or write a paper. 

For a range of medical studies, reporting standards can be found under the Equator network

Some of the most important are found in the CONSORT, MOOSE, PRISMA, REFLECT, STARD, and STROBE statements. :

Specific instructions are given under guidelines for authors for each journal.  For Epi studies, a very elaborate authoir guideline is found for Preventive Veterinary Medicine here

The linked pages brings you some hints on technical questions related to study design, databases, sample size calculations etc.

Published 20. November 2013 - 13:20 - Updated 31. March 2014 - 20:20

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