The clinician's guide to medical writing

"This book teaches what clinicians need to know about medical writing and publishing. It is for the physician, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner who sees patients and also wants to contribute to the medical literature, as well as for the assistant professor aspiring to promotion. It is...

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Main Author: Taylor, Robert B.
Other Authors: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: New York : Springer, [2005]
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 266 pages) : illustrations.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • About This Book
  • Getting Started in Medical Writing
  • Basic Writing Skills
  • From Page One to the End
  • Technical Issues in Medical Writing
  • What's Special About Medical Writing?
  • How to Write a Review Article
  • Case Reports, Editorials, Letters to the Editor, Book Reviews, and Other Publication Models
  • Writing Book Chapters and Books
  • How to Write a Report of a Clinical Study
  • Getting your Writing Published
  • Appendix 1: Glossary of Terms Used in Medical Writing
  • Appendix 2: Commonly Used Proofreader's Marks
  • Appendix 3: Commonly Used Medical Abbreviations
  • Appendix 4: Normal Laboratory Values for Adult Patients.