The present paper is meant to provide a checklist to write a good scientific manuscript. Before writing, you need to carefully think about the message you are trying to convey: that is exactly what the reader will focus on and the reason why he/she will keep on reading your paper. For the same reason, the title should both describe your study and raise interest. Start with a general outline, collecting ideas and considerations. Then, you can focus on the paper itself, which has to be divided into different sections, following the IMRaD format. The Introduction concerns the background, the problem and the aim of your study; in the Material and Methods section you will describe how you have performed your research; the Results section will report the data, while you will discuss how your results answer and support your research question in the Discussion section. Publishing your manuscript means you can share your research and your results: that is why you must pay so much attention to produce a well-conceived article.
|Translated title of the contribution||How to write a scientific paper|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Rassegna di Patologia dell'Apparato Respiratorio|
|Publication status||Published - Feb 2010|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine