Why your manuscript was rejected and how to prevent it?
For students of health sciences, young professionals or anyone who is writing for the first time, this article helps understand why a manuscript is rejected. The author gives a list of common reasons and also several points with crisp explanation as to how to avoid rejection. Two most important points that he mentions are to follow the “Instructions to authors” meticulously (it is surprising that many often do not!) and to have a positive attitude towards learning from reviewers’ comments.
Appeared in QMedCONNECT Vol 4, Issue 3, Mar 2011