Chapter

Types of Articles

Richard M. Glass

in AMA Manual of Style

Tenth edition

Published on behalf of © American Medical Association

Published in print March 2007 | ISBN: 9780195176339
Published online April 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780195382846 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jama/9780195176339.003.0001
Types of Articles

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Medicine and Health
  • Language Reference

GO

Show Summary Details

Preview

Effective written communication requires the author to consider the intended message and audience and use a form appropriate to both. Medical journal articles usually fit into one of the following 7 main types. Published reports of original research are the backbone of medical and scientific communications. Critical evaluation and replication of the findings of such reports are key aspects of quality control and progress in science and medicine; the clinical applications of original research are a major source of benefits for patients. Journals often categorize reports of original data as Original Articles, Original Communications, or Original Reports, section headings that emphasize the new findings such articles intend to communicate. Short articles reporting original data may be called Brief Reports. Studies that address basic issues of physiology or pathology may be called Research Reports or Clinical Investigations. In JAMA, articles that report preliminary findings are called Preliminary Communications...

Chapter.  1638 words. 

Subjects: Medicine and Health ; Language Reference

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content. subscribe or login to access all content.