Publishing and Presenting Clinical Research

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Mar 19, 2012 - Medical - 224 pages
Publishing and Presenting Clinical Research, Fourth Edition is an excellent primer for investigators who wish to learn how to organize, present, and publish results of their research. Written by an experienced clinical researcher and editor, it uses hundreds of examples, tables and figures to show how to produce successful abstracts, posters, oral presentations, and manuscripts for publication. This book also serves as a companion to the popular text, Designing Clinical Research. This edition contains the latest: • Guidance on getting work accepted in medical journals and at scientific meetings • Examples of the do’s and don’ts of data presentation • Explanations of confusing statistical terminology • Templates to get started and avoid writers’ block • Tips for creating simple graphics and tables • Help for those who are not fluent in English • Suggestions about getting the most from a poster session • Checklists for each section of a manuscript or presentation • Advice about authorship and responding to reviewers’ comments Plus with this edition, there is access to a companion website with fully searchable text so you can access the content anytime, anywhere.
 

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Contents

Overview
1
Title and Abstract
5
Introduction
21
Methods
27
Results
45
Tables
79
Figures
97
Discussion
115
Authorship
137
Posters
145
Oral Presentations
153
Choosing a Journal and Responding to Reviews
169
Suggestions for Writing Well
179
Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals
193
A List of Resources
203
Index
207

References and Electronic Publishing
129

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