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Soori H. Evaluating and Appraisal of Epidemiological Scientific Papers. jour guilan uni med sci. 2002; 11 (41) :64-69
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Today, there are more than 60,000 scientific journals publishing over the world. More than two- third of these journals are published in the field of different medical sciences. Among biomedical publications, epidemiological papers have a big proportion. This group of papers are not only submitted by epidemiologists but also by other medical researchers. This article attempts to present some simple guidelines for evaluating and appraising of such epidemiological papers. The methodological aspects of causation is addressed. The main errors, biases and cofounders are introduced, and the circumstances of critical appraisal are discussed. The main objective of this article is to present the major points of manuscript writing up and reviewing of such papers to those who are more involved in this job.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/09/28 | Accepted: 2014/09/28 | Published: 2014/09/28

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