3 – Interesting Articles

Do medical students (undergraduates) need to learn research?

Knowledge, attitude, practice, and barriers toward research among medical students: A cross-sectional questionnaire-based survey. Pallamparthy S, Basavareddy A. Perspect Clin Res. 2019 Apr-Jun;10(2):73-78. doi: 10.4103/picr.PICR_1_18. ; PMID: 31008073; PMCID: PMC6463502. This is an article after my heart! The authors voice our sentiments, when they say that medical students should be trained in the methods of […]

Framing the title and abstract of your paper

Writing the title and abstract for a research paper: Being concise, precise, and meticulous is the key Tullu MS. Saudi J Anaesth. 2019 Apr;13(Suppl 1):S12-S17. doi: 10.4103/sja.SJA_685_18. Have you come across titles / abstracts from search results that sounded very promising, but when you read the article, the content did not match what you first saw? […]

Predatory Precautions

The Pressure to Publish More and the Scope of Predatory Publishing Activities : Armen Yuri Gasparyan, Bekaidar Nurmashev, Alexander A. Voronov, Alexey N. Gerasimov, Anna M. Koroleva, George D. Kitas J Korean Med Sci. 2016 Dec; 31(12): 1874–1878. Published online 2016 Sep 22. doi: 10.3346/jkms.2016.31.12.1874 PMCID: PMC5102848 One of the earliest motives behind publishing scholarly articles was the dissemination of information among professionals. It also […]