Basic Steps to Writing a Paper: Practice Makes Perfect

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Asdrubal Falavigna, MD, PhD
Diarmuid De Faoite
Michael Blauth, MD
Stephen L. Kates, MD


The essential purpose of an article is to communicate the results of research. It should be written in clear, simple, concise and objective vocabulary. A scientific article is effective when it is coherent in both grammar and structure. This allows the reader to follow the author’s line of thought. In this article, the authors outline this structure andthen explain the individual components following the order of a typical scientific paper.


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Falavigna A, Faoite DD, Blauth M, Kates SL. Basic Steps to Writing a Paper: Practice Makes Perfect. BKK Med J [Internet]. 2017 Feb. 20 [cited 2023 Dec. 9];13(1):114. Available from:
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