Tullu M., Karande S. Writing a model research paper: A Roadmap. Journal of Postgraduate Medicine. 2017;63 (3):143-146. Full text
We all know that research writing is something all health professionals have to do in their careers. Many often find it a little daunting in the absence of proper understanding of the basics of academic writing. These basics are always crucial to maintain and improve the quality of research. This editorial attempts to cover these essential aspects, offers tips and suggestions on different angles of research writing.
The main focus is on preparing a perfect manuscript for research. All elements of a research paper such as title, abstract, introduction, methodology, discussion, conclusion and also formatting of the research report, which includes title page, acknowledgement, writing order are adequately explained by the authors.
It also offers useful tips for prospective authors to enhance their chances of getting their research papers published in eminent peer-reviewed journals.
*QMed has created a free online resource for people who are new to medical writing. Do check it out – it will be a great supplement to this article
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