How to Do a Review of the Literature?

Samiran Nundy, Atul Kakar, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review


In scientific writing, whether it is a research paper, thesis, or dissertation, it is important to investigate a problem that has not been tackled before-that is, to fill a gap in the current knowledge. The first question an editor or reviewer asks after seeing a submission is ‘Why did the authors do the work, is the subject original?'.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHow to Practice Academic Medicine and Publish from Developing Countries? A Practical Guide
PublisherSpringer Nature
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9789811652486
ISBN (Print)9789811652479
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2021


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