Resources

Resources

CONSORT Statement COPE Guidelines
Free Medical Journals ICMJE Guidelines
Plagiarism Check PRISMA Statement
PubMed SPIRIT Statement
SQUIRE Guidelines STROBE Statement

Books

Benson, Philippa J. and Susan C. Silver What Editors Want: An Author’s Guide to Scientific Journal Publishing (University of Chicago Press)
Blum, Deborah; Mary Knudson, and Robin Marantz Henig. A Field Guide for Science Writers, 2nd edition (2005)
Cohn, Victor and Lewis Cope. News & Numbers: A Guide to Reporting Statistical Claims and Controversies in Health and Other Fields, 2nd edition
Day, Robert, and Barbara Gastel. How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper
Friedman, Sharon M., Sharon Dunwoody, and Carol Rogers, eds. Communicating Uncertainty: Media Coverage of New and Controversial Science
Gastel, Barbara. Health Writer’s Handbook
Goodman, N. W, & Edwards, M. B. (2006). Medical writing: A prescription for clarity (3rd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Graf, J. (2008). Handbook of biomedical research writing. Hanyang University Online Writing Lab.
Hall, George M. How to Write a Paper. Clear instructions on getting published in a biomedical journal.
Hancock, Elise. Ideas into Words: Mastering the Craft of Science Writing
Huth, E. J. (1999). Writing and publishing in medicine (3rd ed.). Baltimore, MD: Williams and Wilkins.
Iles, Robert I. Guidebook to Better Medical Writing
JAMA and the Archives Journals. AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors. Latest editions expands electronic guidelines.
Lang, Thomas A. and Michelle Secic. How to Report Statistics in Medicine: Annotated Guidelines for Authors, Editors, and Reviewers (American College of Physicians)
Lang, Thomas A. How to Write, Publish, and Present in the Health Sciences: A Guide for Physicians and Laboratory Researchers
Monson, Nancy and Linda Peckel. Just What the Doctor Ordered: An Insider’s Guide to Medical Writing
Stuart, M. (Ed.) (2007). The complete guide to medical writing. London: Pharmaceutical Press.
Taylor, R. B. (2005). A clinician’s guide to medical writing. New York: Springer.
Zeiger, Mimi. Essentials of Writing Biomedical Research Papers

Websites

Guide to Writing in the Health Sciences
World Association of Medical Editors’ Listserve Discussions
Writing in Medicine
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