How to Read a Paper: The Basics of Evidence Based Medicine was originally published as a series of 10 articles introducing non-experts to finding medical articles and assessing their value. It is available in hard copy, as an electronic book, and as an online article series:
Online links to original article series: How to Read a Paper
PRISMA stands for Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses. It is an evidence-based minimum set of items for reporting in systematic reviews and meta-analyses. Link to the PRISMA web site to access the PRISMA STATEMENT, a 27-item checklist and a four-phase flow diagram to help authors improve the reporting of systematic reviews and meta-analyses.