This book is an excellent practical primer for researchers who wish to learn how to organize, present, and publish the results of their research. Written in a crystal-clear style with numerous examples, tables, and figures, the book shows how to produce a successful abstract, poster and/or manuscript for publication. This updated edition reflects the growing use of software in preparing and submitting presentations and publications. The posters and oral presentations chapters have been completely rewritten to cover PowerPoint technology. Emphasis is placed on learning how to create graphics for written research. This edition also includes new clinical examples.
Table of Contents
Overview Title and Abstract Introduction Methods Results Tables Figures Discussion References and Electronic Publishing Authorship Posters Oral Presentations Choosing a Journal and Responding to Reviews Suggestions for Writing Well Appendix A: Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals Appendix B: A List of Resources Appendix C: Converting Regression Coefficients and Standard Errors from Logistic Regression and Cox Proportional Hazards Models into Clinically Meaningful Terms