Presentation on theme: "Writing a Good Manuscript Dr Vijay Thawani Associate Professor in Pharmacology Government Medical College, Nagpur."— Presentation transcript:
Writing a Good Manuscript Dr Vijay Thawani Associate Professor in Pharmacology Government Medical College, Nagpur.
Components of communication b b Encoder and decoder b b Medium b b Barriers b b Feedback b b Levels b b Advantages of written communication b b Pen is mightier than sword
Writing is a skill b b None is born with it b b All have to learn and acquire like swimming b b Cultivate, refine and improve b b Get trained and keep updated b b Use for biomedical communication b b There are no short cuts b b Space is limited and costly b b Junk is unlimited
Essentials of writing b b Syntax b b Grammar b b Flow b b Sentence, paragraph and section b b Language b b References for validity
Ws of writing b b Who Trained, scientific communicator b b What New, of utility, concern to fellow beings b b When ASAP b b Where Hard copy journals, E-Js : Free & Open access
Pre-preparation b b Choose journal b b See current issue b b Read instructions b b Type of article b b Follow meticulously b b Get MS internally reviewed from peers b b Incorporate their suggestions b b Contribute as desired
Poor writing results when you don’t … b b Know your subject well b b Know the readers and what they want b b Know the language well b b Give it the time it requires b b Write to express your ideas but to impress others b b Try hard enough b b Speak truth (Modified from presentation of Dr. C. H. Shashindran, JIPMER)
Avoid 12 midnight Past history Yellow in color 6 male humans Animals were sacrificed Human study Animal trial
Get going b b Learn well from peers b b Proper planning & practice prevents poor performance b b Be prepared to accept early setbacks b b Have perseverance b b Have the pleasure of seeing your name in print b b Please get back when have problems.
Simplicity is the key to success Simplicity makes a good manuscript. Thank you.