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CTSI's Biostatistical Design and Analysis Center (BDAC)
This team at the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) offers services for statistical analysis and manuscript preparation. 


Writing Guides and Style Manuals in the Biological and Health Sciences
A Bio-Medical Library listing of general writing guides, style manuals, citation guides, copyright guidelines, information on plagiarism, and other instructions for authors.

Structure of a Research Paper
A Bio-Medical Library guide to the standard components of a research paper.

Top Reasons for Non-Acceptance of Scientific Articles
A compilation of reasons that articles do not reach publication, as gathered by the Bio-Medical Library.

Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials (CONSORT) Statement
Used to improve the reporting of randomized controlled trials.

Standard Protocol Items: Recommendations for Interventional Trials (SPIRIT) Statement

Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) Statement 
Used to improve the reporting of systematic reviews and meta-analyses.

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