Advertisement

Letters, Editorials and Book Reviews

  • Sanjay A. Pai
Chapter

Abstract

Research articles are the raison d’etre of most biomedical journals; however, all good journals also have other sections that seek to involve the reader and offer a balance of scientific information and entertainment. These include letters to the editor, editorials and book reviews. Of these, the editorial and the letter section form the ‘voice’ of the journal.

References

  1. 1.
    Kay HE. Classification of non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas. Lancet. 1974;2:586.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Sahni P. Other papers—leaders, reviews, letters, book reviews. In: Naik SR, Aggarwal R, editors. Communication for biomedical scientists. New Delhi: ICMR; 2003.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    O’Briain D. I read with interest the paper by…. J Clin Pathol. 1994;47:868.CrossRefPubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Wright DH. I read with interest the paper by…. J Clin Pathol. 1994;47:1058.CrossRefPubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Peh WC, Ng KH. Writing a book review. Singap Med J. 2010;51:685–8.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© The National Medical Journal of India 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanjay A. Pai
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PathologyColumbia Asia Referral HospitalBengaluruIndia

Personalised recommendations