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International Committee of Medical Journal Editors. Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals [09/09/2017] Available from

ICMJE Author responsibilities

ICMJE Recommendations

Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals


Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) Flowchart 


CONSORT (Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials) 

STROBE (STrengthening the Reporting of OBservational studies in Epidemiology)

STARD (STAndards for the Reporting of Diagnostic accuracy studies)
PRISMA (Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses)

ARRIVE (Animal Research: Reporting of In Vivo Experiments) 

TREND (Transparent Reporting of Evaluations with Nonrandomized Designs)

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