The PCORnet® Bariatric Study (PBS) developed this scientific writing lay guide to provide an overview of the general scientific manuscript writing process. The guide can be shared with nonscientific stakeholders to gain a better understanding of the various nuances of manuscript writing.

The study reported in this document was conducted using PCORnet®, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network. PCORnet has been developed with funding from PCORI.

The study was funded by PCORI through PCORI Award OBS-1505-30683.

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