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Writing and Publishing in the Medical and Health Sciences: Publishing Ethics

This guide is intended to inform authors about the key features of scholarly writing and publishing in the medical and health sciences.

Selected Articles on Publishing Ethics


How Publish or Perish Promotes Inaccuracy in Science -- and Journalism. 
Oransky I.
AMA J Ethics. 2015 Dec 1;17(12):1172-5. doi: 10.1001/journalofethics.2015.17.12.sect1-1512.


Impact of Data Transparency: Scientific Publications.
Joshi M, Bhardwaj P.
Perspect Clin Res. 2018 Jan-Mar;9(1):31-6. doi: 10.4103/picr.PICR_104_17.


Publication Ethics from the Ground Up.
DeTora L, Foster C, Nori M, Simcoe D, Skobe C, Toroser D.
Int J Clin Pract. 2018 Feb;72(2). doi: 10.1111/ijcp.13063.


Plagiarism in Scientific Research and Publications and How to Prevent It.
Masic I.
Mater Sociomed. 2014 Apr;26(2):141-6. doi: 10.5455/msm.2014.26.141-146.


Misrepresentation and Distortion of Research in Biomedical Literature.
Boutron I, Ravaud P.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Mar 13;115(11):2613-9. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1710755115.


Write a Scientific Paper (WASP) – a career-critical skill.
Grech V.Cuschieri S.
Early Hum Dev. 2018 Feb 1; 117:96-97.  20. doi: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2018.01.001. Epub 2018 Feb 1.


WASP (Write a Scientific Paper): Open Access Unsolicited Emails for Scholarly Work - Young and Senior Researchers Perspectives.
Cuschieri S, Grech V.
Early Hum Dev. 2018 Apr 20. ppi: S0278-2782(18)30242-1. doi: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2018.04.006.


Write a Scientific Paper (WASP) – a career-critical skill.
Grech V.Cuschieri S.
Early Hum Dev. 2018 Feb 1; 117:96-97.  20. doi: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2018.01.001. Epub 2018 Feb 1


Substantial Contribution and Accountability: Best Authorship Practices for Medical Writers in Biomedical Publications.
Stocks A, Simcoe D, Toroser D, DeTora L.
Curr Med Res Opin. 2018 Apr 16;1-6. doi: 10.1080/03007995.2018.1451832.