Getting published is crucial for success in biomedicine. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced writer, you will find this book has fresh, practical tips on everyday issues. Based on the author's renowned courses at the University of Oxford, this book answers the questions writers actually ask, in a clear, concise and easy-to-read style. It comprehensively covers: what to write; how biomedical publishing works; how to write scientific papers, abstracts, review articles and book chapters; how to write clearly, concisely and correctly; how to write efficiently and more effectively; and Internet resources. This bestselling guide is highly recommended for all professionals and students in biomedical disciplines, including doctors, PhD and post-doctorate students, lecturers and researchers in medicine, physiology, biochemistry, molecular biology and pharmacology. It is also offers vital guidance for researchers in pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies, including veterinary, agricultural and medical sectors. Professional writers and editors will also find it enlightening.
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What do you want to write?. Understanding the publishing process. Original research - what can be published? Selecting the right journal. Planning your writing. Research papers and reviews: titles. Research papers: abstract. Conference abstracts. Research papers: introduction. Research papers: methods. Research papers: results. Research papers: figures. Research papers: tables. Research papers: photographs. Research papers: discussions and conclusions. References. Checking your manuscript. Research papers and reviews: writing a covering letter and submitting your manuscript. Dealing with the editor's and reviewer's comments. Review articles and book chapters. Theses and dissertations. How to write a book. Informal science writing. Clear writing: sentences. Clear writing: words. Clear writing: paragraphs, headings and lists. Correct writing: common errors of grammar and idiom. Overcoming writer's block. Managing your time for writing and revising. Use your word processor more effectively. Useful software and hardware for writers. Writers' resources on the World Wide Web. Selected further reading.
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