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11.1 Dictionaries

  1. Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary. 11th ed. Springfield, Mass.: Merriam-Webster Inc.; 2006.Google Scholar
  2. Dorland’s Illustrated Medical Dictionary. 29th ed. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders; 2000.Google Scholar
  3. USP Dictionary of USAN and International Drug Names. United States Pharmacopeia; 2006. Available from Scholar
  4. The Merck Index. An Encyclopedia of Chemicals, Drugs, and Biologicals. 14th ed. Whitehouse Station, NJ: Merck & Co., Inc.; 2006.Google Scholar

11.2 Selected Books

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11.3 Published Literature

  1. Moher D, Schulz KF, Altman DG. The CONSORT statement: revised recommendations for improving the quality of reports of parallel group randomized trials. BMC Medical Research Methodology. 2001;1:2. Available from: Scholar
  2. International Committee of Medical Journal Editors: Uniform requirements for manuscripts submitted to biomedical journals: writing and editing for biomedical publication. Available from: Scholar
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  4. Wager E, Field EA, Grossman L. Good publication practice for pharmaceutical companies. Current Medical Research and Opinion. 2003;19(3):149–154. Available from: Scholar

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