Book 2007

Mastering Scientific and Medical Writing

A Self-Help Guide

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ISBN: 978-3-540-34507-7 (Print) 978-3-540-34508-4 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVIII

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-2

    Introduction

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    Chapter

    Pages 3-12

    Good Versus Poor Scientific Writing: An Orientation

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    Chapter

    Pages 13-37

    Words and Units: Orthography and Punctuation

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    Chapter

    Pages 39-65

    Forming Sentences: Grammar

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    Chapter

    Pages 67-78

    Putting It Nicely: Style

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    Chapter

    Pages 79-85

    Redundancy and Jargon: Focusing on the Essentials

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    Chapter

    Pages 87-88

    Structuring Scientific Texts: Getting the “Story” Out

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    Chapter

    Pages 89-93

    Avoiding Discrimination: Ethics of Scientific Writing

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    Chapter

    Pages 95-101

    Quoting Published Material: Reference Formats

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    Chapter

    Pages 103-120

    Appendix

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    Chapter

    Pages 121-122

    References

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    Chapter

    Pages 123-133

    Exercises

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    Chapter

    Pages 135-146

    Solutions to Exercises