Writing the materials and methods

Ng, Kwan Hoong and Peh, W.C.G. (2008) Writing the materials and methods. Singapore Medical Journal, 49 (11). pp. 856-859. ISSN 0037-5675, DOI PMID:19037549.

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When writing scientific papers to share their research findings with their peers, it is not enough for researchers to just communicate the results of their study; it is equally important to explain the process by which they arrived at their results, so that the study can be replicated to validate the observations. The materials and methods section is used to describe the experimental design and provide sufficient details so that a competent colleague can repeat the experiment. A good materials and methods section will enable readers to evaluate the research performed and replicate the study, if necessary.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Department of Biomedical Imaging, Biomedical Imaging and Interventional Journal, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: medical writing; materials and methods; methodology
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2011 04:15
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2021 00:16
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/1042

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