Writing a letter to the editor

Peh, W.C.G. and Ng, K.H. (2010) Writing a letter to the editor. Singapore Medical Journal, 51 (7). pp. 532-534.

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Abstract

A letter to the Editor is a short communication. It can be written on any subject of interest to the journal reader, and is published at the Editor's discretion. Comments on previously published articles are probably the most common reason for writing a letter. A variety of other types of letters exist, depending on individual journal policy. Letters to the Editor should be objective, constructive and purposeful. They should provide new or useful information that merits publication, or additional or alternative viewpoint or experience to a previously published article. Letters should be short and concise, with clear and specific points.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Journal correspondence; letter to the Editor; medical writing; scientific paper
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Depositing User: Mr Faizal 2
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2015 01:09
Last Modified: 06 Apr 2015 01:09
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/13205

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