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A - Z of Medical Writing by Tim Albert

By Tim Albert

The aim of this publication is to assist medical professionals and different wellbeing and fitness execs with their writing difficulties. It contains numerous hundred themes, from the method of writing to authorship, and from using semi-colons to the legislations of past due literals. those are prepared alphabetically, with broad move referencing and, the place applicable, lists of books that the writer has learn and recommends. The e-book will offer concise, useful information regarding how you can take on any kind of writing required of wellbeing and fitness care execs.

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Coaching is an alternative approach, based on the assumption that people do best at a task if they are allowed to get on with it themselves. Those with more writing experience should resist the temptation to give a mass of ‘corrections’, and instead offer support and encouragement. This approach is not necessarily taught in medical school. Coaching can be of value at four different phases. • Strategy. Many people feel that they should be writing (scientific papers, for instance) but aren’t quite sure how.

Give editors what they want. Good contributors will solve problems, not cause them. In particular they will solve the editor’s need to fill blank pages with material that will interest their readers. If you can do this, you will be made welcome. • Research your market thoroughly. One of the most common reasons why editors reject articles is that they are not right for their publication. They find this tiresome because, in most instances, the writers could and should have been able to work this out for themselves.

Good contributors will solve problems, not cause them. In particular they will solve the editor’s need to fill blank pages with material that will interest their readers. If you can do this, you will be made welcome. • Research your market thoroughly. One of the most common reasons why editors reject articles is that they are not right for their publication. They find this tiresome because, in most instances, the writers could and should have been able to work this out for themselves. Look at the various sections in the publication, and the type of writing in each (see evidence-based writing).

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