The art of writing a scientific paper

Fabio Xerfan Nahas Lydia Masako Ferreira About the authors

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.

Writing; Journal Article; Publishing

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