A new edition of the internationally bestselling book on writing biomedical papers Provides up to-to-date information on the mechanics of journal publishing including online submission and open access Covers the increasingly important issue of publishing ethics Includes a new chapter on how to write a book review.
This concise paperback is one of the best known guides to writing a paper for publication in biomedical journals. Its straightforward format - a chapter covering each of part of the structured abstract - makes it relevant and easy to use for any novice paper writer. How to Write a Paper addresses the mechanics of submission, including electronic submission, and how publishers handle papers, writing letters to journals abstracts for scientific meetings, and assessing papers. This new edition also covers how to write a book review and updated chapters on ethics, electronic publication and submission, and the movement for open access.