You have had a great idea for a review article, case report,editorial, or letter to the editor. Maybe you did a clinicalresearch project. You developed the concept—how you would handle the idea. You have written the paper, revised it at least three times (see Chapter 3), and had it critiqued by your harshest reviewer colleague before preparing the final draft. In short, you have been able to write it up. These are all important
steps; the next is getting your work in print. Notice that I say, “Next step,” which I will explain at the end of the chapter.
What follows are hints as to how to get your work published.The advice is general, and applies to all the publicationmodels discussed in the book, not only to research reports.
Fundamentally, publication follows an invitation by an editor that is accepted by the author. Of course, there will be peer review, editing changes, and sometimes a major revision. But, following negotiated changes, author and editor must both say, “Yes.” And it is a good idea to achieve the consensual affirmative as soon as possible, because the material in a medical article is going out of date as the ink dries on the
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In fact, you and the journal editor have consistent goals.You, as author, want your work in print as soon as possible.The editor needs high-quality articles for publication, in most cases each month. You and the editor need one another. As King1 writes, “Authors and publishers thus live in symbiosis.The unpublished manuscript accomplishes nothing for its author, and a journal without manuscripts speedily dies.”