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MARTIN MUNOZ, Begoña; GALVEZ GONZALEZ, María  and  AMEZCUA, Manuel. How to structure and write a biographical account for its publication. Index Enferm [online]. 2013, vol.22, n.1-2, pp.83-88. ISSN 1699-5988.

Characteristics that support qualitative research must necessarily have consequences in presentation and publication of the study. Sometimes they challenge traditional models of scientific papers presentation. That is the case of the biographical account. In the proposal of this article, biographical account draws away from the traditional model of presentation for scientific papers (IMRYD) to adopt an own structure more in line with the expected one in a mainly descriptive biographic design, where the speech of the informant has a predominant place. The objective of this article is to provide a tool that helps researchers to organize and write the final report from a biographical account following the dual scheme: introduction (followed by the bibliography) and the biographical text. This peculiar structure capture the essence of this research design and clearly and coherently shows findings and methodology used for it.

Keywords : Biographical account; Scientific Writing; Qualitative Research; Original Article.

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