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Medical writing : a guide for clinicians, educators, and researchers /

Robert B. Taylor.

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Main Author: Taylor, Robert B.
Other Names: Taylor, Robert B.
Published: New York : Springer, ©2011.
Edition: 2nd ed.
Topics: Medical writing - Handbooks, manuals, etc. | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING - Technical Writing. | Médecine. | Writing - standards. | Publications - standards.
Genres: Electronic books. | Handbooks and manuals.
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Foreword to the fourth edition -- Preface to the fourth edition -- About the author -- 1 KNOW THE GAME -- The process of writing -- The scientific article as truth -- The truth about scientific articles -- Marketing : a vulgar but comforting approach -- Implications for the reader of this book -- Bookchoice -- 2 KNOW YOURSELF -- Do you really want to write? -- Goals -- and how to achieve them? -- Making time -- Setting objectives -- 3 FIRST SET YOURSELF A BRIEF -- When to stop researching and start writing -- Only one message per article -- Choose the market -- Decide on the length -- 4 EXPAND THE BRIEF -- Gather your strength -- Sort it out -- Expand the spidergram -- Bookchoice -- 5 MAKE A PLAN, OR FOUR -- Understanding structure 1 : the paragraph -- Understanding 2 : the scientific paper -- Writing the plan -- 6 WRITE THE FIRST DRAFT -- Conquer the fear of writing ... -- Get ready to write -- Go with the flow -- Write each section in turn -- Overcome writer's lock -- Bookchoice -- 7 REWRITE YOUR DRAFT -- Now comes the pain ... -- Macroediting -- Microediting -- Bookchoice -- 8 PREPARE THE ADDITIONAL ELEMENTS -- The title page -- The abstract -- References -- Tables and figures -- Letter to the editor -- Bookchoice -- 9 USE INTERNAL REVIEWERS -- 'Hit me again ... and again ... ' -- Voluntary reviewing -- Compulsory reviewing -- Bookchoice -- 10 SEND OFF THE PACKAGE -- At last ... -- ... into the black hole -- Coping with rejection -- Coping with acceptance -- After publication -- REFERENCES -- SOME USEFUL WEBSITES -- INDEX.

Table of Contents for: Medical writing : a guide for clinicians