survey banner

You are here

Common errors to look out for in medical papers

Nikhil Pinto | Apr 23, 2014 | 13,677 views
Common errors to look out for in medical papers

Abstract

An inconsistent manuscript style and inappropriate presentation of the content hinder the legibility and comprehension, thus reducing the influence of a scientific work. In this essay, published in European Science Editing and reproduced here with permission, I describe common errors with style encountered in my editorial practice. These range from seemingly trivial errors with capitalisation and italicisation to complex mistakes involving the use of the apostrophe in eponymous terms. By addressing these inconsistencies, editors can ensure that papers are well presented and devoid of stylistic issues.

 

Citation

Pinto, Nikhil. "Common errors to look out for in medical papers." European Science Editing 39 no. 3 (2013)

 

View the full article here

Republish

Like this article? Republish it!
Knowledge should be open to all. We encourage our viewers to republish articles, online or in print. Our Creative Commons license allows you to do so for free. We only ask you to follow a few simple guidelines:
  • Attribution: Remember to attribute our authors. They spend a lot of time and effort in creating this content for you.
  • Editage Insights: Include an attribution to Editage Insights as the original source.
  • Consider a teaser: Yes, that’s what we call it…a teaser. You could include a few lines of this post and say “Read the whole article on Editage Insights”. Don’t forget to add the link to the article.
  • Re-using images: Re-publishing some of the images from our articles may need prior permission from or credit to the original image source.
  • Quick and easy embed code: The simplest way to share this article on your webpage would be to embed the code below.

 

Please copy the above code and embed it onto your website to republish.
Q & A

Have your own question?


 

Related Categories