Acta Cirurgica Brasileira
On-line version ISSN 1678-2674
NAHAS, Fabio Xerfan and FERREIRA, Lydia Masako. The art of writing a scientific paper. Acta Cir. Bras. [online]. 2005, vol.20, suppl.2, pp. 17-18. ISSN 1678-2674. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0102-86502005000800005.
The special characteristics of the scientific writing are described in this paper. The difficulty of writing of the medical author, the inadequate use of the medical jargon and the writing basic rules are analyzed. The author is oriented since the initial stage of the writing and how to progressively write his ideas, organizing them on a draft and improving the manuscript. Good writing such as the use of simple terms, direct order and objectivity which are reported and discussed.
Keywords : Writing; Journal Article; Publishing.