Submitting research for publication is a way for authors to validate their work, as well as share and showcase examples of good pharmacy practice and innovation. Academic publishing is considered the gold standard method of reporting the results of research and evaluation activities, but it is also based on an ethical premise. The Declaration of Helsinki lays out the ethical principles for medical research involving human subjects, including research on identifiable human material and data.
This guide provides an overview of the different types of journal article, which journals publish pharmacy research and the basics of publication etiquette. It also offers information on how to write for publication and what further support is available.