Preparing effective illustrations. Part 2: photographs, images and diagrams

Singapore Med J. 2009 Apr;50(4):330-4; quiz 335.


In part two of "Preparing effective illustrations", the other three categories, viz. photographs, radiological images and diagrams, are discussed. Illustrations provide visual information to supplement the results in a scientific paper, and create a visual impact that can improve the readability of a paper. This article provides some basic guidelines to assist authors in preparing effective photographs, radiological images and diagrams.

Publication types

  • Editorial
  • Guideline

MeSH terms

  • Diagnostic Imaging*
  • Medical Illustration*
  • Periodicals as Topic
  • Photography / standards*
  • Publishing*
  • Singapore
  • Writing*