Year : 2019  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 18-19

How to write introduction and discussion

Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan

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DOI: 10.4103/sja.SJA_584_18

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Scientific writing has a proper format. The anatomical structure or important components of an original article consists of a structured abstract (usually in four sub-headings i.e. objective, methods, results and conclusions with appropriate key words), introduciton, methodology, results and discussion. It is summarized by the acronym IMRAD wherein: I stands for Introduction, M for Methods, R for Results, A for And, D for Discussion. This manuscript describes the information which has to be included in the Introduction and Discussion sections of an original article.

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