"A string of impressive publications can propel a young scientist to the next academic stage, whereas an insufficient publication record can derail a career. Publications are the main way scientists publicize their work, and ultimately, it is by their papers that they will be judged."
- Kelner K. Tips for publishing in scientific journals. Science. 2007;4:1-4.
As healthcare practitioners, learners, academics, or researchers, the pressure to publish is often there. Whether it is for academic advancement, building your reputation, disseminating knowledge, publicizing a great new discovery, sharing our hard work, or the sheer pleasure of it. But how do you start? How can we publish an article in a high quality peer-reviewed journal? Read on for more tips and resources to help you in your publication journey.
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European Association of Science Editors. 2018. EASE Guidelines for Authors and Translators of Scientific Articles to be Published in English. European Science Editing 44(4):e1-e16. doi:10.20316/ESE.2018.44.e1