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Medical Writing

A Guide for Clinicians, Educators, and Researchers

Taylor, Robert B.

2nd ed. 2011, XIV, 325p. 8 illus..

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  • Comprehensive and easy to read
  • Equally useful across all medical professions and specialties
  • Fully revised to include information on grant writing and electronic publishing

Medical writing skills are crucial for clinicians, educators and researchers alike.  Whether you work in a busy practice or in an academic setting, Medical Writing will give you the know-how to translate observations and ideas into an article, report or book chapter that is ready for publication.  Dr. Robert B. Taylor, a distinguished leader in academic medicine, uses a clear, conversational style throughout this book to emphasize the personal enrichment that writing can bring.  Dr. Taylor draws from personal lessons learned while publishing two dozen medical books and several hundred papers to give valuable advice on writing:


-Review articles

-Case reports

-Editorials and letters to the editor

-Book reviews

-Book chapters

-Reference books

-Research protocols

-Grant proposals

-Research reports


Loaded with practical information, tips to help achieve publication of your work, and real world examples, Medical Writing can improve your skills, whether you are new to medical writing or a published author.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Related subjects » Medicine

Table of contents 

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 research protocol.- How to write a grant proposal.- How to write a report of a clinical research study.- Getting your writing published.- Appendix

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