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Strategic Scientific and Medical Writing

The Road to Success

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  • Describes a strategic approach that will maximize success in writing a wide spectrum of documents

  • Explains clearly how to identify the target audience and the desired outcome, and how to construct key messages

  • Written by experienced authors of successful outcome-driven documents in the pharmaceutical and academic environment?

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Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii
  2. Introduction

    • Pieter H. Joubert, Silvia M. Rogers
    Pages 1-7
  3. Written Communication in Drug Development

    • Pieter H. Joubert, Silvia M. Rogers
    Pages 9-12
  4. Written Communication in Academic Settings

    • Pieter H. Joubert, Silvia M. Rogers
    Pages 13-23
  5. Language Pitfalls: Native English Speakers

    • Pieter H. Joubert, Silvia M. Rogers
    Pages 25-37
  6. Language Pitfalls: Nonnative English Speakers

    • Pieter H. Joubert, Silvia M. Rogers
    Pages 39-47
  7. Scientific Misconduct

    • Pieter H. Joubert, Silvia M. Rogers
    Pages 49-57
  8. Key Statistical Concepts

    • Pieter H. Joubert, Silvia M. Rogers
    Pages 59-70
  9. Tables and Graphs

    • Pieter H. Joubert, Silvia M. Rogers
    Pages 71-83
  10. International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) and Other Guidelines

    • Pieter H. Joubert, Silvia M. Rogers
    Pages 85-89
  11. The Investigator’s Brochure

    • Pieter H. Joubert, Silvia M. Rogers
    Pages 91-95
  12. Initiating Clinical Programs (IND and IMPD)

    • Pieter H. Joubert, Silvia M. Rogers
    Pages 97-101
  13. The Common Technical Document: Overviews and Summary Documents

    • Pieter H. Joubert, Silvia M. Rogers
    Pages 103-111
  14. Study Protocols and Reports

    • Pieter H. Joubert, Silvia M. Rogers
    Pages 113-123
  15. Scientific Papers

    • Pieter H. Joubert, Silvia M. Rogers
    Pages 125-131
  16. Publication Strategy

    • Pieter H. Joubert, Silvia M. Rogers
    Pages 133-136
  17. Back Matter

    Pages 137-140

About this book

A document may be based on accurate medical and scientific information, follow guidelines precisely, and be well written in clear and correct language, but may still fail to achieve its objectives. The strategic approach described in this book will help you to turn good medical and scientific writing into successful writing. It describes clearly and concisely how to identify the target audience and the desired outcome, and how to construct key messages for a wide spectrum of documents. Irrespective of your level of expertise and your seniority in the pharmaceutical, regulatory, or academic environment, this book is an essential addition to your supporting library. The authors share with you many years of combined experience in the pharmaceutical and academic environment and in the writing of successful outcome-driven documents.​

Keywords

  • Drug Development
  • Manuscripts
  • Medical Writing
  • Presentation
  • Regulatory Submission

Authors and Affiliations

  • PHJ Consult Ltd., Pangbourne, United Kingdom

    Pieter H. Joubert

  • Mediwrite GmbH, Basel, Switzerland

    Silvia M. Rogers

About the authors

Pieter Joubert is a clinician specialized in Internal Medicine in South Africa and trained in Clinical Pharmacology at the University of Rochester, USA. During a successful academic clinical pharmacology career, he was a member of several boards and committees. He also reviewed applications for approval of new drugs for the South African Health Authority. His key areas of clinical experience are in cardiovascular disease, nephrology, and diabetes. He has extensive drug development experience in the pharmaceutical industry, the major part as Global Head of Clinical Pharmacology at F. Hofmann-La Roche, Switzerland. He currently holds an honorary professorship of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at the Medical University of Southern Africa, and a visiting professorship in Pharmaceutical Medicine at the University of Surrey, UK. He has acted as a consultant to numerous pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies and has published extensively in books and scientific journals.

Silvia M. Rogers is the founder and owner of MEDIWRITE GmbH, a successful small company in Basel, Switzerland. She trained at the University of Liverpool, UK, in the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics headed by Prof. Sir Alasdair Breckenridge (former Head of the MRCA). Before forming MEDIWRITE in 1994, she gained extensive experience in key areas of pharmaceutical research, including project management in a major pharmaceutical company. She is an active member of the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) and the European Medical Writers Association (EMWA). She lectures on scientific writing at Basel University and has provided extensive training in various aspects of medical and scientific writing and presentation. She has written many expert reports, regulatory documents, study reports, and scientific publications for clients, and has authored the popular book 'Mastering Scientific and Medical Writing' (2nd ed., Springer,

2014).

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Strategic Scientific and Medical Writing

  • Book Subtitle: The Road to Success

  • Authors: Pieter H. Joubert, Silvia M. Rogers

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-48316-9

  • Publisher: Springer Berlin, Heidelberg

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-662-48315-2

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-662-48316-9

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XVIII, 140

  • Number of Illustrations: 23 b/w illustrations, 6 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Health Sciences, Oncology, Intensive Care Medicine

Buying options

eBook
USD 39.99 USD 64.99
38% discount Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-662-48316-9
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book
USD 49.99 USD 84.99
41% discount Price excludes VAT (USA)