Medical Writing: A Guide for Clinicians, Educators, and Researchers

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The first edition of this book (titled “The Clinician’s Guide to Medical Writing”) has become a standard in its field and remains an indispensible reference for any clinician, academic physician, or health professional who wishes to hone their writing skills.  However, since its publication in 2004, significant changes have taken place in the way medical professionals communicate with each other and the world.  Medical Writing: A Guide for Clinicians and Academicians, 2e retains all of the fundamental writing advice of the first edition and has been expanded to include two brand new chapters:

How to Write a Research Protocol (including why a research project needs a written protocol, elements of the research protocol and common problems)

How to Write a Grant Proposal (including sections on government and private grant funding sources, what you need to know about grant writing, and elements of a successful grant proposal)

 New information is also included throughout the book on becoming a successful writer, medical tables and figures, conflict of interest and disclosures, how to review a scientific article, statistical analysis, “pay-to-publish” journal publishing, electronic submission of manuscripts, issues in medical publishing and the future of medical writing and publication.  New appendices address commonly encountered research and statistical terms and memorable aphorisms regarding writing, medical and otherwise.

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Medical writing skills are crucial for clinicians, educators and researchers alike.  Whether you work in a busy practice or in an academic setting, Medical Writing will give you the know-how to translate observations and ideas into an article, report or book chapter that is ready for publication.  Dr. Robert B. Taylor, a distinguished leader in academic medicine, uses a clear, conversational style throughout this book to emphasize the personal enrichment that writing can bring.  Dr. Taylor draws from personal lessons learned while publishing two dozen medical books and several hundred papers to give valuable advice on writing:
 
-Review articles
-Case reports
-Editorials and letters to the editor
-Book reviews
-Book chapters
-Reference books
-Research protocols
-Grant proposals
-Research reports
 
Loaded with practical information, tips to help achieve publication of your work, and real world examples, Medical Writing can improve your skills, whether you are new to medical writing or a published author.

About the Author:

Robert B. Taylor, M.D.
 
 
Robert B. Taylor, M.D. is Professor Emeritus of Family Medicine at the Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine in Portland, Oregon.  A board-certified family physician, Dr. Taylor is a 1961 graduate of the Temple University School of Medicine.  He trained in the United States Public Health Service Hospital at Norfolk, Virginia, and was in private family practice in New Paltz, New York for fourteen years.  In 1978 he joined the faculty of the Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  In 1984, Dr. Taylor moved to Oregon, where he served as Chairman of the Family Medicine Department of the Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine until 1998 He is the author and editor of 25 medical books including Family Medicine: Principles And Practice (6 editions), White Coat Tales: Medicine's Heroes, Heritage And Misadventures, Medical Wisdom And Doctoring: The Art Of 21st Century Medicine,  Essential Medical Facts Every Clinician Should Know, and Diagnostic Principles and Applications.  Dr. Taylor, who currently resides in Virginia Beach, VA, and his wife, Anita, have two daughters and four grandchildren.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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