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How to Write a Paper

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6943.1579a (Published 11 June 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:1579
  1. L Williams

    Ed George M Hall BMJ, pounds sterling 8.95, pp 117 ISBN 0-7279-0822-7

    Aspiring registrars know that they must get some research published if they are to reach the summit of the careers mountain. Scientific advancement also depends on the quality of medical research. Yet, despite these essential points, there exists within our profession a belief that the skill of writing papers is transmitted from consultant to research registrar by a process of osmosis.

    It is not enough to do the work, prove your hypothesis, and sit back. For your …

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