Writing for Publication in Nursing and Healthcare (häftad)
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Writing for Publication in Nursing and Healthcare (häftad)

Writing for Publication in Nursing and Healthcare

Getting it Right

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Writing for Publication in Nursing and Healthcare is an invaluable guide to getting it right', focusing on all aspects of writing for publication. It will help the reader to develop skills in writing articles, book reviews and other forms of publications, and can also be used as an aide-memoire for editors and journal or book reviewers. It explores: * How to get started * How to write various forms of publication including abstracts, papers, book reviews, journal articles and books * Good practice in reviewing * The editorial process * Ethical and legal aspects of publishing Offering guidance, tips, examples and activities, this practical how-to book written by experts in the field is essential reading for all nurses and healthcare professionals.
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Karen Holland is a Research Fellow in the School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work at the University of Salford. She is the Subject Chair for Nursing/Health Professions on the international Content Selection and Advisory Board (CSAB) of SCOPUS Elsevier and has a varied publishing background. She is Editor of Nurse Education in Practice journal and author /editor of published articles and books. Roger Watson is Professor of Nursing at the University of Sheffield. He is also Honorary Professor in the School of Nursing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Adjunct Professor in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Western Sydney, Australia, Visiting Professor in the Tzu-Chi College of Technology, Taiwan, and Honorary Professor in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Queensland, Australia. He is editor-in-Chief of Journal of Advanced Nursing.


List of Contributors xi Foreword xv Preface xvii Acknowledgements xix 1 Introduction: The Book, Its Philosophy and Its Focus 1 Karen Holland and Roger Watson Introduction 1 Why publish what we write? 2 What are perceived barriers to successful writing? 4 How can we succeed? 4 Summary 5 References 6 Further reading 6 Websites 6 2 The Basics of Writing for Publication and the Steps to Success: Getting Started 7 Roger Watson Introduction 7 Barriers to writing 7 Getting started 9 The process of publishing 1 8 What happens next? 2 1 References 2 1 3 Writing a Conference Abstract and Paper 23 Jan Draper Introduction 23 Section 1: How to write an abstract 24 Section 2: How to write a conference presentation 33 Summary 40 References 41 Further reading 41 4 Writing for Publication: The Book Review 42 Dean Whitehead Introduction 42 Personal experience 42 What are the different types of media for review? 43 Does writing a review differ from other scholarly publications? 44 Why write book/media reviews? 45 Writing successful and effective book/media reviews 47 Tips for writing effective book/media reviews: avoiding the pitfalls 49 Dealing with Review Editors 50 Starting slow or ready to go? 52 Summary 55 References 55 Websites 57 5 Writing for Publication: The Journal Article 59 Roger Watson Introduction 59 What message and to whom? 59 Targeting a journal 61 Read the guidelines 63 Section 1: Reading the guidelines 63 Section 2: Writing and organising the article 67 Section 3: Writing the paper 82 Submitting your manuscript 92 Conclusion 92 References 93 6 Writing for Publication: The Book 94 Karen Holland Introduction 94 Why write a book? 94 Getting started 95 Contacting a publisher 96 Writing a book proposal 97 Writing on your own: key issues to consider 98 Writing with others: key issues to consider 98 The process of writing a book: key issues to consider 99 Tips for successful management of writing a book 99 Tips for being a book editor and author 101 What comes next? 102 Summary 103 References 103 Websites 103 7 Writing for Publication: The Essential Literature Review 104 Zena Moore Introduction 104 Decide the question/aims/objectives 105 Identify the search strategy 107 Identifying bias in the literature 109 Critically evaluating the literature 111 Assessing quality issues in randomised controlled clinical trials 112 Assessing quality issues in qualitative studies 115 Write the review 117 Conclusion 118 References 118 Further reading 122 Websites 122 8 Writing for Publication: Turning Assignments into Publishable Works 123 Mark Hayter Introduction 123 Get advice on writing your work for publication 124 Role of supervisors/authorship 124 What type of publication? 125 Editing research dissertations and theses for publication 131 Conclusion 144 References 144 Further reading 144 9 Writing for Publication: Turning the Conference Paper into Publishable Works 145 Tracy Levett-Jones and Teresa Stone Introduction 145 The benefits of turning a conference paper into a published work 146 Ethical considerations 147 The barriers to turning the conference paper into publishable work 147 Strategies for success 148 Start with the end in mind 149 The title 152 The introduction 153 Developing your presentation and manuscript concurrently 154 Writing the conclusion 156 Timeline 156 Conclusion 159 References 159 Further reading 160 Websites 161 10 The Editorial Process 162 Roger Watson Introduction 1 62 Who are editors? 1 62 What is editing about? 163 Who else is involved? 164 What do editors look for in an article? 166