Now in its sixth edition, this guide sets out international and standard practice and is an invaluable reference for medical and scientific editors and authors. Scholarly journals often quote this booklet as a guide in their instructions to authors.
An invaluable reference for editors and authors. Includes fully updated sections on metrication and SI units, symbols and nomenclature, layout of references and proof correction.
D N Baron MA MD DSc FRCP FRCPath H McKenzie Clarke MA MSc
1. Units - SI base units - SI derived units - SI prefixes - Non-SI units - Numbers and unit symbols 2. Symbols and nomenclature - Principles for forming symbols and abbreviations - Symbols, abbreviations, and conventions - References 3. Layout of references - Journals - Books - Theses - Digital object identifiers 4. Proof correction marks - General - Insertion, deletion, and replacement - Positioning - Spacing