How to Write and Illustrate a Scientific Paper, 2nd edition by Bjorn Gustavii

By Bjorn Gustavii

This moment variation of ways to jot down and Illustrate a systematic Paper may also help either first-time writers and more matured authors, in all organic and clinical disciplines, to offer their effects successfully. while protecting the easy-to-read and well-structured technique of the former variation, it's been broadened to incorporate complete recommendation on writing compilation theses for doctoral levels, and a close description of getting ready case stories. Illustrations, rather graphs, are mentioned intimately, with bad examples redrawn for comparability. The reader is obtainable recommendation on tips on how to current the paper, the place and the way to put up the manuscript, and eventually, tips on how to right the proofs. Examples of either reliable and undesirable writing, chosen from real magazine articles, illustrate the author's recommendation - which has been built via his huge educating adventure - during this obtainable and informative advisor.

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1 How to prevent injuries to internal organs when inserting the trocar before performing a laparoscopy. (My translation from the Swedish. ) 38 How to Write and Illustrate a Scientific Paper The report was initiated by a serious complication to a laparoscopy, where a trocar (a sharp instrument) was stabbed into the large intestine during the initial phase of the procedure. The paper describes how this complication could be prevented – and the drawing tells exactly what the authors wanted to say. The picture cost them nothing!

Consults the Instructions to Authors of the journal you have chosen to find what they prefer. Preparing a graph 37 6 Drawings Although my first drawing could have been published with only slight improvements, I let an artist redraw it, by hand. ) The picture was improved – but it cost me a small fortune. Ever since, I have done my drawings myself. This is perhaps not such a bad thing after all, because the pictures will express exactly what I mean. Such a drawing, done by one of the authors of a paper, is shown below.

Below the two columns on the far right, the two separate texts nearly run into each other: Rupture of Pancreatic . . Such a problem can be overcome with the use of a bar chart, the computer term for horizontally arranged bars. 10) is a good example of a bar chart. The bars are arranged in decreasing order of size. The chart also shows the exact numerical value of each bar. 10 Annual alcohol consumption per inhabitant. ) We will turn to quite another item: the presentation of individual data. I will show how much more information you can give the reader by displaying raw data instead of summary data.

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