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Title: Medical Thesis Writing Tips


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Writing a Medical Thesis Tips for Post-Graduate
Students
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What is a medical thesis?
  • A medical thesis is the written work resulting
    from an original research in the field of
    Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and other health and
    life sciences. It is submitted by the students in
    order to obtain a higher degree from the
    University.
  • However, keep this in mind! The purpose of
    submitting a medical thesis is not limited to the
    achievement of a doctoral or post-graduate
    degree. It is a medium to organize the scientific
    knowledge in a way to make further progress in
    the field.

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Writing your medical thesis
  • After choosing the topic for your research study,
    collaborate with your supervisor to design your
    research study and its goal. Collect all the
    information and data pertaining to your research
    before proceeding with your clinical trials.
  • Now, you are ready with your research data and
    clinical findings. You just need to pen down your
    findings in your medical thesis.
  • That sounds easy, isnt it?
  • In reality, its not so. But, you need not
    worry! 

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 Writing a medical thesis becomes easy and fun if
you follow the given steps with competence
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1.Outline the structure of medical
thesis
  • Prepare an outline of the thesis in accordance
    with the following sections
  • Title
  • Introduction Why did you start your study?
  • Methods Used
  • Results of the study
  • Discussion of results
  • Conclusion

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2.Writing a title of the thesis
  • The title reflects the content of your thesis.
    For writing a perfect
  • thesis title
  • Be concise and accurate. The title must neither
    be too long nor too short
  • Avoid unnecessary words and phrases like
    Observation of or A study of
  • Do not use abbreviations
  • Avoid grammatical mistakes

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3.Writing an Introduction
  • Give this background information in brief in the
    first paragraph
  • Include the importance of the problem and what is
    unknown about it in the second paragraph
  • State the purpose, hypothesis, and objective of
    your study in the last paragraph

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  • Dos
  • Cite the research papers written on your research
    topic
  • Donts
  • Include unnecessary information other than the
    problem being examined
  • Include the research design, data or conclusion
    of your study
  • Cite well-known facts
  • Include information found in any textbook in the
    field

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4.Writing the section of Methods Used
  • Give references but no description for
    established methods
  • Give a brief description and references for
    published but lesser known methods
  • Give detailed description of new methods citing
    the reasons for using them and any limitations if
    present
  • Donts
  • Include background information and results of the
    study
  • Refer to animals and patients as material
  • Use trade name of the drugs instead, use their
    generic names
  • Use non-technical language for technical
    statistical terms

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5.Writing your Results
  • Keep in mind the objective of your research while
  • writing the Results section. The findings of
    the
  • research can be documented in the form of
  • Text
  • Tables
  • Figures
  • Illustrative graphs

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6.Discussing your Results
  • Good medical theses have a targeted discussion
    keeping it
  • focused on the topic of the research. Include
  • Statement of the principal findings. Make it
    clear to show that your thesis includes new
    information
  • Strengths and weaknesses of your study
  • Strengths and weaknesses in relation to the other
    studies
  • A take-home message from your study for
    clinicians and policymakers
  • Any questions that are left unanswered in your
    study to propose new research

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How to conclude your medical thesis?
  • The conclusion of your research study must
    comprise of
  • The most important statement or remark from the
    observations
  • Summary of new observations, interpretations, and
    insights from the present study
  • How your study fills the knowledge gap in its
    respected field?
  • The broader implications of your work
  • How can your work be improved by future research?

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  • However, avoid any statement that does not
    support your data.
  • With these tips, write your medical thesis like a
    pro and dont let it delay your doctoral award!

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