Health Professionals Style Manual (Second Edition)

Health Professionals Style Manual (Second Edition)

By: Barbara J. Nerone (author), Shirley H. Fondiller (author)Paperback

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The new fourth edition of the ""Health Professionals Style Manual"" teaches the basic principles of writing style, composition, grammar, word usage and misusage to health care professionals. It includes updated resources, references, and the following rules and tools: style and substance; art of effective writing; tips and pitfalls; redundancies, euphemisms, and cliches; computers and the Internet; common abbreviations and acronyms; commonly misspelled words; using prefixes and suffixes; and, common proofreader's marks.


Preface; Foreword by Suzanne P. Smith, Editor-in-Chief, the Journal of Nursing Administration and Nurse Educator; * Style and Substance: The Dynamic Duo; * From Principles to Practice: The Art of Effective Writing; * Understanding Usage: An Alphabetical Guide to Specific Writing Tips and Pitfalls; * Be Clear and Direct: How to Avoid Redundancies, Euphemisms, and Cliches; * Harness the Potential of Computers and the Internet; Appendixes; * Common Abbreviations and Acronyms in Health Care; * Commonly Misspelled Words; * Using Prefixes and Suffixes; * Common Proofreader's Marks; * Electronic Resources; * References for Further Reading.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780826102072
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 152
  • ID: 9780826102072
  • ISBN10: 0826102077
  • edition: Second Edition

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