A Practical Guide to Medical Research is a useful guide for all students and professionals in the field of medicine, who wish to pursue medical research. The main theme of the book is to provide inside information on how to avoid the frustrating experience of wasting precious research time The reader will be provided with knowledge that will help him or her reach the crucial level of being able to efficiently publish results. In brief, this book is a must for anyone who plans to launch a career in medical research. The three authors, Thomas Andersen Schmidt, Jan Bech and Keld Kjeldsen are all M.D.´s that have focused research careers of their own. Clinically the authors span from various aspects of cardiology to cardiac surgery. They practice in hospitals in Copenhagen, Denmark.