Index to Chiropractic Literature
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ID 16834
  Title Writing for the peer-reviewed biomedical literature: Part I. The why and the wherefore
Journal Clin Chiropr. 2003 Sep-Dec;6(3-4):144-150
Peer Review Yes
Publication Type Article
Abstract/Notes Within the chiropractic literature, there is under-representation of clinical observation, small-scale trials and pilot studies. This can have an adverse effect in framing the research questions of larger projects. It can also lead to a diminution in the perceived significance of research by clinicians. In many countries, graduate education programmes are seeking to redress this balance by including training in writing for biomedical journals in their content. Continuing professional development portfolios are also increasingly recognizing the importance of such work, both to the professional and to the profession. This two-part article seeks to outline the reasons why clinical papers are important and offer advice as to the best way in which to translate clinical observation and deduction into a publishable format.

Author Keywords: Case reports; Case series; Chiropractic; Cohort studies; Journalology; Pilot studies; Randomized controlled trials; Writing

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