Most journals will have a citation and referencing style which they will expect you to use when you submit an article for publication. Using reference management software will make this a lot easier. Save any articles you wish to cite in your publication to a reference manager, and then use its Word plugin to insert citations in a consistent style, and generate a bibliography.
There are lots of reference managers out there. The Medical Library supports the use of:
Most study design types for medical research have a recognised set of reporting guidelines to follow when writing up.
You can find the majority of reporting guidelines at the EQUATOR Network website. Of particular relevance to most medical researchers are the PRISMA guidelines for systematic reviews, and the PRISMA-P guidelines for systematic review protocols. If you are undertaking a Cochrane review, please select the correct Cochrane Handbook for your review type.The SPIRIT Statement is the guideline for writing RCT protocols.
Manchester University has created a useful resource: its Academic Phrasebank.
"The Academic Phrasebank is a general resource for academic writers. It aims to provide you with examples of some of the phraseological ‘nuts and bolts’ of writing organised according to the main sections of a research paper or dissertation [... or] the more general communicative functions of academic writing."
Use this phrasebank to find useful academic terminology to help you compose well-constructed academic writing for assignments, publications, and more.
The Language Centre has a range of online material about academic writing in English, writing with clarity, and other useful resources. (Raven login is required.) The Language Centre also offers a variety of courses and one-to-one coaching in writing for a variety of contexts for those whose first language is not English.