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Checking references: tips for reviewers.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9397816     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
When I was a new reviewer, I was uncertain if I should check some, all, or none of the references in the manuscript. I was equally uncertain, however, if anyone was ultimately accountable for this responsibility. Reviewers must assume responsibility for checking references because "the most critical part of the review process is to check the accuracy of the content." (Brooks-Brunn, 1993, p. 4). The reviewer's three main responsibilities include checking for (1) a reference for every citation (2) accuracy of reference content (3) accuracy of cited material (Kirchhoff, 1995).
M Biancuzzo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nurse author & editor     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1054-2353     ISO Abbreviation:  Nurse Author Ed     Publication Date:  1997  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-12-18     Completed Date:  1997-12-18     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9312545     Medline TA:  Nurse Author Ed     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1-3     Citation Subset:  N    
Georgetown University Hospital, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Bibliography as Topic*
Peer Review, Research / methods*

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