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Peh WCG, Ng KH
Correspondence: Prof Wilfred CG Peh, firstname.lastname@example.org
The introduction section of a scientific paper aims to introduce a specific topic and to stimulate the reader’s interest. It provides background information about what has already been done by others, supported by a limited number of relevant references. The reader should be informed about the purpose of the paper, what it will address, and how it relates to previous work.
Keywords: introduction, medical writing, research objectives, scientific paper structure
Singapore Med J 2008; 49(10): 756-758