How to write a scientific article
using Rmarkdown

Aurora Baluja
Servicio Anestesiología.
Hospital Clinico de Santiago
@maureviv

19 Decembro, 2019




Reasons to do it with Rmarkdown

  • Reproducibility
  • Integration

    • Code and inline outputs
    • Dynamic external file creation
    • Bibliography
  • Simple, stable tools


Tools

  • RStudio
  • Zotero
  • MSWord template


  • Content tree in RMarkdown

    • YAML heading
    • Article cover pages
    • Code (& external file creation)
    • Text (& inline output)
    • Tables
    • Figures


  • Sections of the article

    • Abstract
    • Background
    • Methods
    • Results
    • Discussion (& Conclusion)
    • Tables, Figures