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Methods and Materials in a Thesis

  • Sanjay Gupta
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Abstract

  • Clearly written methods and materials is the first step to good scientific research.

  • Enough details should be provided about the cases, controls and methods to permit replication of study by other researchers.

  • Adherence to ethical guidelines must be ensured in the proposed research.

  • The basis of calculating the sample size and proposed analysis of results should be valid and clearly defined.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanjay Gupta
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  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity College of Medical SciencesNew DelhiIndia

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