How NOT to Write a Medical Paper

A Practical Guide

Publication Date:
June 2016 
Edition:
1
Pages:
104
Format:
Paperback/softback
Print ISBN:
9789385062292
E-Book ISBN:
9789385062520

It is witty from the opening paragraph....'Final Advice' is just two pages but, alone, justifies the price of the book. -- The Journal of Laryngology & Otology

...this booklet would be good to circulate around the housestaff (residents and fellows). -- American Journal of Neuroradiology

Writing a medical paper, or any other scientific text, is full of pitfalls which make it difficult to get it accepted for publication. This unique book gives practical advice on how one can circumvent these dangers. It is richly filled with examples, predominantly negative ones. which exhibit how one should not write a medical paper. This book highlights the fallibilities that manuscripts are often susceptible to, and hence will help writers avoid committing those mistakes.

Special Features:

  • Abundant information about a complex subject condensed in a small format
  • Numerous examples from bad manuscripts to drive home concepts
  • Practical advice on mistakes to be avoided
  • Explanation of the fate of a manuscript after its submission and, eventually, acceptance, to help writers understand expectations and responses
  • Lucid language, and enjoyable read

This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in scientific publishing. Junior medical scientists (independent of specialty), experienced scientists who wish to venture as authors, reviewers, and even editorial personnel can refer to the book time and again.

Category: General Reference

It is witty from the opening paragraph....'Final Advice' is just two pages but, alone, justifies the price of the book. -- The Journal of Laryngology & Otology

It is witty from the opening paragraph....'Final Advice' is just two pages but, alone, justifies the price of the book. -- The Journal of Laryngology & Otology

...this booklet would be good to circulate around the housestaff (residents and fellows). -- American Journal of Neuroradiology

Writing a medical paper, or any other scientific text, is full of pitfalls which make it difficult to get it accepted for publication. This unique book gives practical advice on how one can circumvent these dangers. It is richly filled with examples, predominantly negative ones. which exhibit how one should not write a medical paper. This book highlights the fallibilities that manuscripts are often susceptible to, and hence will help writers avoid committing those mistakes.

Special Features:

  • Abundant information about a complex subject condensed in a small format
  • Numerous examples from bad manuscripts to drive home concepts
  • Practical advice on mistakes to be avoided
  • Explanation of the fate of a manuscript after its submission and, eventually, acceptance, to help writers understand expectations and responses
  • Lucid language, and enjoyable read

This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in scientific publishing. Junior medical scientists (independent of specialty), experienced scientists who wish to venture as authors, reviewers, and even editorial personnel can refer to the book time and again.

Rate this product

Get NEWS!

Sign up and be the first to get exclusive offers, sales, events, and more!

Yes, I would like to receive email newsletters with the latest news and information on products and services from Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc and selected cooperation partners in medicine and science regularly (about once a week). I agree to the use and processing of my personal information for this purpose. I can opt out at any time by clicking the "unsubscribe" link at the end of each newsletter.

Further information about data processing and your corresponding rights.

*Required field; all other fields are voluntary. We only use this information to personally address you in your newsletter.

Product Search