Surgical Research: basic principles and clinical practice. Hans Troidel et al. ISBN# 0387946993.
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Published guidelines on how to design, conduct, analyze and interpret clinical trials: Lancet. 2001. 357(9263):1191-4. The CONSORT statement: revised recommendations for improving the quality of reports of parallel-group randomised trials:
||The CONSORT statement: revised recommendations for improving the quality of reports of parallel-group randomised trials. Moher D, Schulz KF, Altman DG. Lancet. 2001. 357(9263):1191-4.|
||Better reporting of harms in randomized trials: an extension of the CONSORT statement. Ioannidis JP, Evans SJ, Gotzsche PC, O'Neill RT, Altman DG, Schulz K, Moher D; CONSORT Group. Ann Intern Med. 2004. 141(10):781-8.|
||Improving the quality of reports of meta-analyses of randomised controlled trials: the QUOROM statement. Quality of Reporting of Meta-analyses. Moher D, Cook DJ, Eastwood S, Olkin I, Rennie D, Stroup DF. Lancet. 1999. 354(9193):1896-900|
||Consensus statement on submission and publication of manuscripts. Tompkins RG. Surgery. 2001. 129(6):662-3||