Letters, Editorials and Book Reviews

  • Sanjay A. Pai


Research articles are the raison d’etre of most biomedical journals; however, all good journals also have other sections that seek to involve the reader and offer a balance of scientific information and entertainment. These include letters to the editor, editorials and book reviews. Of these, the editorial and the letter section form the ‘voice’ of the journal.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanjay A. Pai
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  1. 1.Department of PathologyColumbia Asia Referral HospitalBengaluruIndia

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