If data is inconclusive, you can still construct a strong thesis statement that forthrightly contends that data is still inconclusive. Do research about citations, though. Abstract How to Write and Publish Papers in the Medical Sciences by Edward J. If it's not for a class and is independent work, cite sources according to the field in which you're publishing. Only doing the work and not sharing or not keeping it open for others is not encouraged in any research field.
This connects you with a scholarly institution, which adds credibility to your work. Compare the following weak vs. Its emphasis, however, is on the principles underlying the specific steps involved in successful writing and publishing. Embrace reviewer comments as constructive criticism. The result is a monograph that should be helpful to authors at all stages of their careers and indispensable to those just beginning. They should also verify your content.
Format your research paper so it fits the guidelines for that publication. Good decision-making at this stage predicts successful publication. The 20 chapters fall naturally into four major subject areas: 1 The First Steps Chapters 1-3 discusses the decisions to be made before you sit down to write. Three chapters cover the paper, the audience, and the right journal, preparations for writing, and the preliminary literature search- in the tactical vein necessary for attaining the ultimate objective. Even if you are ultimately rejected by your preferred journal, continue to re-write your research paper and submit it to other publications. You might even ask for guidance on finding a better fit from the editor of the first journal. The advice he presents is singularly useful, flowing as it does from his distinguished professional involvement as editor of Annals of Internal Medicine.
Scholars who are revising content from a thesis or dissertation often struggle with this element; you need to be able to strip away or at least significantly dial back things like background information, literature reviews, and methodological discussions for a journal article. They should be clearly written, easy to follow, and appropriate for the intended audience. The first few chapters of the book, which include the atlas of muscle testing and the sensory examination, would appeal primarily to medical students or beginning neurology residents. Are grain prices affected by subsidies or are they not?. Most people involved in clinical neurology probably will want to at least browse through this book, and if it catches their fancy, to read it.
This thesis statement is a bit weak. Once you've revised your work, familiarize yourself with different academic journals so that you can choose the publication that best suits your paper. How to write and publish papers in the medical sciences by Edward J. The outline format and the occasionally rather voluminous lists tend to orient the student toward perceiving neurological diagnosis and understanding as tasks requiring memorization and recall. It also received 28 testimonials from readers, earning it our reader-approved status. I enjoyed reading this book. Some journals allow online submission, while others prefer a hard copy.
Clinicians, investigators, teachers, and students in medicine and the other health sciences who are planning to write papers will find this book a comprehensive yet concise guide. Keep the circulation or exposure of the journal in mind. If you do get one of these, go celebrate! In clear, declarative, and interesting prose, Dr Huth sets forth the major principles: how to prepare to write a paper, how to choose the appropriate journal, how to assemble the material, how to shape the argument and the content, and how to discipline oneâs own style. This book offers practical help to writers of papers in clinical medicine and related health sciences, including clinical pharmacy, dentistry, nursing, and veterinary medicine. Much of this eminence is the result of Dr Huthâs direction and leadership, and the quality of the jour-.
Ask a colleague or professor to review your research paper. Keep trying to get your paper published. There is also a chapter on the history of the development of our understanding of segmental anatomy. Fred Plum, M D New York, N Y William T. Good decision-making at this stage predicts successful publication.
This text provides ready access to basic definitions of terms in clinical neurology and could be valuable to the student beginning a clinical clerkship in neurology. Read on for another quiz question. Huth explains clearly the mechanisms that operate in the editorial office, as well as the workings of the editor's mind. Decide, for instance, if your research paper would fit better in a journal that is highly technical and meant only for other scholars, or a journal that is more general in nature for a broader audience. Several references, which are generally current, are found at the ends of sections within each chapter.