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Common Mistakes in Manuscript Writing and How to Avoid Them

  • Eleonor Svantesson
  • Eric Hamrin Senorski
  • Kristian Samuelsson
  • Jón Karlsson
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Abstract

Manuscript writing is a crucial step for presentation of research. In fact, a readable and well-composed manuscript may be the difference between getting your work published or not. It takes time and dedication to master the art of writing. However, with discipline and some straight-forward tools for writing, it may not be that complicated. This chapter aims to provide such tools. Furthermore, this chapter presents common mistakes in manuscript writing that may negatively affect the chances of publication and how you can avoid making such mistakes.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eleonor Svantesson
    • 1
  • Eric Hamrin Senorski
    • 2
  • Kristian Samuelsson
    • 1
    • 3
  • Jón Karlsson
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedics, Institute of Clinical Sciences, The Sahlgrenska AcademyUniversity of GothenburgGothenburgSweden
  2. 2.Department of Health and Rehabilitation, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska AcademyUniversity of GothenburgGothenburgSweden
  3. 3.Department of OrthopaedicsSahlgrenska University HospitalMölndalSweden

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