Enhancing Your Manuscript With Graphic Elements, Part 2: Figures

Laura Riordan, BA
Notes and Affiliations
Notes and Affiliations

Published: May 1, 2013

  • Laura Riordan, BA, 

    Mrs Riordan is a manuscript editor for The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association

J Osteopath Med; 113(5): 424-431

In scientific writing, graphic elements have the potential to greatly improve manuscripts by demonstrating trends, showing comparisons, and presenting large amounts of data. When used incorrectly, however, graphic elements can clutter a manuscript or confuse readers. In this second installment in the Journal’s series on scientific writing, the author discusses the best approach to using graphic elements in a manuscript.

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