1st Edition

Writing in English for the Medical Sciences
A Practical Guide

ISBN 9781498742368
Published November 20, 2015 by CRC Press
247 Pages 79 B/W Illustrations

USD $38.95

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Book Description

This practical and portable guide has been designed specifically to help academics and students in medicine and surgery departments at universities all over the world, who are required to write in English to maximize exposure to their research, produce professional and accurate academic English and eradicate the errors that occur at all levels from bad habits or gaps in knowledge. By identifying likely mistakes and then instructing the writers on how to correct them, with exercises to encourage self testing, this easily accessible and at-a-glance resource can be kept readily to hand as an invaluable companion during the course of writing an essay, thesis or paper.

Table of Contents

Key Grammar and Elements in Medical Writing

A-Z list of Commonly Confused Terms and Misused Words

Style and Vocabulary

Practice Exercises

Appendix I: Pronunciation of Key Terms

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Steve Hart is an English language editor and resource writer, currently working as English Skills Coordinator at a UK university. With extensive experience of medical writing in all its forms, he is constantly thinking of new ways to help the students and academics he works with improve their writing.