Essentials of Writing Biomedical Research Papers. Second Edition

Paperback | October 21, 1999

byMimi Zeiger

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Provides immediate help for anyone preparing a biomedical paper by givin specific advice on organizing the components of the paper, effective writing techniques, writing an effective results sections, documentation issues, sentence structure and much more. The new edition includes new examples from the current literature including many involving molecular biology, expanded exercises at the end of the book, revised explanations on linking key terms, transition clauses, uses of subheads, and emphases. If you plan to do any medical writing, read this book first and get an immediate advantage.

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Provides immediate help for anyone preparing a biomedical paper by givin specific advice on organizing the components of the paper, effective writing techniques, writing an effective results sections, documentation issues, sentence structure and much more. The new edition includes new examples from the current literature including many...

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An engaging and effective nuts-and-bolts approach to scientific writing. "...outstanding for its approach to the logic of presenting scientific work." - British Medical Journal review of first edition.Now revised and updated, this straightforward guide to biomedical writing helps authors understand both what a well-written scientific r...

Mimi Zeiger, MA is at the University of San Francisco, San Francisco, California

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:440 pages, 10.8 × 8.5 × 1 inPublished:October 21, 1999Publisher:McGraw-Hill Education

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ISBN - 10:0071345442

ISBN - 13:9780071345446

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Table of Contents

Preface.

Credits.

The Goal: Clear Writing.

Section I: The Building Blocks of Writing.

Chapter 1: Word Choice.

Chapter 2: Sentence Structure.

Chapter 3: Paragraph Structure.

Section II: The Text of the Biomedical Research Paper.

Chapter 4: The Introduction.

Chapter 5: Materials and Methods.

Chapter 6: Results.

Chapter 7: Discussion.

Section III: Supporting Information.

Chapter 8: Figures and Tables.

Chapter 9: References.

Section IV: The Overview.

Chapter 10: The Abstract.

Chapter 11: The Title.

Chapter 12: The Big Picture.

Reaching the Goal: Suggestions for Writing.

Revisions of Exercises.

Literature Cited.

Index.

Editorial Reviews

"In summary, Zeiger's thoroughness, combined with the clarity of the examples used to illustrate each principle of clear writing, are the book's strengths. We recommend Essentials of Writing Biomedical Research Papers to students, editors, and writers at all levels who want to master IMRAD format or learn techniques that will improve their writing."--American Medical Writers Association