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IP Archives of Cytology and Histopathology Research

Research vs Plagiarism in Medical Science (Cytohistopathology)

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Author Details : Dhiraj B. Nikumbh

Volume : 1, Issue : 1, Year : 2016

Article Page : 1-3

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The most common form of scientific misconduct or literary theft in medical science is Plagiarism. Plagiarism simply means use of writings in any form belonging to others with fabrication and falsification of the data. Research meant creative work on systemic basis to increase our existing knowledge, discover or revise facts and theories. But the boundaries between plagiarism and research are often unclear. Plagiarism may corrupt scientific medical literature and causes harm to patients. It is the most common problem in cytohistopathology also.
This article summarizes most common causes and types of plagiarism with ways to avoid any type of plagiarism. Honesty, trust, self satisfaction are the heart of medical scientific articles.The aim of this review is to curtail the plagiarism practice and to create awareness regarding all headings of plagiarism for researchers.

Plagiarism, Research, Cytology, Histopathology, Scientific research

How to cite : Nikumbh D B, Research vs Plagiarism in Medical Science (Cytohistopathology). IP Arch Cytol Histopathol Res 2016;1(1):1-3

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