Manuscript Structure

Although theauthor’s creativity and style is respected concerning the manuscript format, its structure is conventional, containing introduction, materials and methods or samples and methods, results, discussion and conclusion, highlighting the contributions of the study to the advancement of knowledge in the field of forensic science, bioethics, medical law, dental and health and related areas.

The Introduction should be brief, clearly defining the problem studied, highlighting its importance and knowledge gaps. Including references that are strictly relevant.

Materials and methods or patient samples and methods employed, the population studied, the data source and selection criteria should be described objectively and completely.

The results should be limited only to describe the material analysis (quantitative or qualitative). The text should complement and not repeat what is described in tables and figures.

The talk emphasizes the new and important aspects of the study, makes an interpretations and comparisons with other published sources in the literature not mentioned in the introduction. For experimental studies, it is useful to begin the discussion with a brief summary of the main findings, then explore possible mechanisms or explanations for these results, comparing and contrasting the results with other relevant studies.

The conclusion or final considerations must be linked to the goals of the study but avoid unsubstantiated assertions and conclusions from the data.