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Comprehensive handbook provides a step-by-step process for becoming published in the biomedical field. Topics include scientific writing, getting started, finishing the paper, punctuation, support systems, writing style, and grammar. Presents highlights in two-tone tables and boxes.
Uses a friendly, straightforward approach to help scientists and engineers demystify the process of writing and presenting technical information. Among the topics covered are gathering information, writing different types of documents, editing the work, and making presentations.
Encompasses the entire range of writing skills that today’s experimental scientist may need to employ. Detailed chapters cover every type of science writing, from routine forms, such as laboratory notes, abstracts, and memoranda, to the more complex writing required in dissertations, journal articles, and grant proposals. Using numerous extended examples, the book offers students and professionals alike the thorough, practical advice they need to optimize the effectiveness of their written communications.