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Writing for Health Care Professions, 2nd Edition

Writing for Health Care Professions, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-632-03449-9

Jan 1994, Wiley-Blackwell

240 pages

Select type: Paperback

$85.99

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Description

This text has been extensively revised for health care professionals who wish to develop a variety of writing skills including writing for publications, talks, research proposals, curriculum vitae and book reviews. The roles and responsibilities of the author and publisher are explained, and a variety of publishing opportunities available to health care professionals are presented.

Prologue vii

1 Writing and Professionalism 1

2 Writing Opportunities 10

3 Resources for Writing 17

4 Writing Style and Structure 22

5 References 31

6 Literature Search 40

7 Literature Review 52

8 Illustrations 62

9 Examinations and Coursework 77

10 Books 85

11 Publishing Consultancies 98

12 Manuscript Checking, Proofreading and Indexing 106

13 Research Reports 113

14 Dissertations and Theses 125

15 Articles 132

16 Curriculum Vitae and Resume 146

17 Book Reviews 155

18 Writing and Presenting a Speech 161

19 Writing a Research Proposal 172

20 Travel Scholarship Applications 181

21 Writing Technology 191

22 Economics of Writing 202

23 Teaching and Learning Writing Skills 214

Epilogue 221

Recommended Reference Texts 223

Index 225

* wide multidisciplinary readership * section on teaching and learning writing skills * increasing recognition of the need to write for publication * illustrated throughout with examples