B – Publication guidelines

Larson EL, Cortazal M. Publication guidelines need widespread adoption. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 2012;65(3):239-246

This study aims at describing the development and adoption of general publication guidelines for various study designs, at providing example of guidelines adapted for specific topics, and at recommending next steps. These ones include: increasing use of available guidelines and their adoption among journals, educating peer reviewers on their use, and incorporating guideline use into the curriculum of medical, nursing, and public health sectors.