The purpose of your literature review is to provide an up-to-date understanding of your topic in the context of the field where you provide information that is appropriately referenced from primary sources. Your literature review should introduce your laboratory medicine project topic and give background of the subject area and describe what problem is being addressed in your laboratory medicine project. You should start with an overview of the area, then provide the up-to-date knowledge in this area so that it is clear to the reader, then provide hypothesis and aims of your study and with a Bibliography at the end. It should be written in scientific language but with clear English expression that it is understandable by people outside of the field.
-Centred around your laboratory medicine project in your discipline.
Literature review length:
Approx. 2000-2500 words in length depending on the subject area.