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A Practical Roadmap for Writing of Medical Scientific Publications

Ugarte-Gil, Manuel Francisco MD, MSc*,†; Alarcón, Graciela S. MD, MPH, MACR‡,§

JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology: October 2019 - Volume 25 - Issue 7 - p 314–317
doi: 10.1097/RHU.0000000000000944
News and Views From Latin America

In this article, we are providing a general description of the process of moving a research project from completion to publication; we are describing the process of assigning authors, the drafting of the manuscript, the review process, and how to respond to comments received from reviewers and editors. This roadmap is meant to stimulate the scientific productivity of junior researchers across the continent.

From the *Universidad Científica del Sur

Department of Rheumatology, Hospital Guillermo Almenara Irigoyen, EsSalud

“Alberto Hurtado” School of Medicine, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Perú

§Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL.

This article was partially based on a presentation at the XX PANLAR Congress, Buenos Aires, Argentina, April 2018.

The authors declare no conflict of interest.

Correspondence: Manuel F. Ugarte-Gil, MD, Department of Rheumatology, Hospital Guillermo Almenara Irigoyen, EsSalud, Av. Grau 800, La Victoria, Lima 13, Lima, Perú. E-mail:

Online date: December 6, 2018

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