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Writing for Publication in Nursing, Fourth Edition

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Writing for Publication in Nursing, Fourth Edition

SKU# 9780826147011

Author: Marilyn Oermann PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, Judith C. Hays PhD, RN

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Designated a Doody's Core Title!

“Writing for publication is essential for disseminating nursing knowledge, and this book will surely prepare budding authors and serve as a resource for experienced authors. It is a great reference for authors at all levels." Score: 100, Five Stars

--Doody's

This in-depth resource on writing for nurses—clinicians, graduate students, researchers, and faculty—guides users through the entire process of writing evidence-based research papers and journal articles, disseminating clinical project findings and innovations, and preparing manuscripts for publication. The completely updated fourth edition expands the content on conducting and writing systematic, integrative, and literature reviews; disseminating evidence and writing papers on clinical topics; and reporting quality-improvement studies. It provides new examples of excellent writing from a varied selection of nursing journals. Woven throughout is an explanation of current writing guidelines for research such as CONSORT and PRISMA. Also included are electronic versions of useful forms and updated web resources relevant to each chapter.

Chapters feature helpful tables, figures, and illustrations; learner exercises to guide development of competencies; and discussion topics designed to address the variety of challenges posed when writing for publication. The print version of the book includes searchable digital access to entire contents.

New to the Fourth Edition:

  • Updated chapters and new examples from a wide variety of nursing journals
  • Expanded content on conducting and writing systematic, integrative, and literature reviews
  • Guidelines for reporting different types of research
  • Criteria for evaluating the quality of a nursing journal and avoiding predatory journals
  • Examination of open-access journal markets
  • Strategies for interprofessional collaboration
  • Updated content on quality-improvement reporting
  • Tips to avoid plagiarism
  • Guidance on writing case studies, case reports, policy papers, and articles
  • Expanded discussion and examples of searchable databases
  • Electronic versions of useful forms
  • Updated web resources in each chapter and in an appendix

Key Features:

  • Takes the reader step by step through the entire process of writing for publication
  • Covers conducting and writing a literature review and writing research, review, quality-improvement, evidencebased practice, and clinical practice articles
  • Delivers strategies for writing all types of journal articles, chapters, books, and other forms of writing
  • Includes tips for turning dissertations, DNP projects, and course assignments into manuscripts
  • Details the submission, editorial review, and publication processes
  • Includes a module for online courses in each chapter
  • Includes Instructor’s Manual, PowerPoints, and sample syllabus

Product Details 

  • Publication Date August 13, 2018
  • Page Count 440
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826147011

Table of Contents 

CONTENTS

Contributor to the Third Edition

Preface

SECTION I: PREPARING TO WRITE

1. Getting Started

2. Selecting a Journal

3. Authorship and Preparing to Write

4. Reviewing the Literature

SECTION II: WRITING RESEARCH, EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE, QUALITY IMPROVEMENT, AND CLINICAL PRACTICE ARTICLES

5. Writing Research Articles

6. Review and Evidence-Based Practice Articles

7. Articles Reporting Quality Improvement Studies

8. Clinical Practice Articles

SECTION III: CHAPTERS, BOOKS, AND OTHER FORMS OF WRITING

9. Other Types of Writing

10. Books and Book Chapters

SECTION IV: THE WRITING PROCESS

11. Writing Process

12. References

13. Tables and Figures

SECTION V: FINAL PAPER THROUGH PUBLICATION

14. Final Paper and Submission to Journal

15. Editorial Review Process

16. Publishing Process

17. Open Access and Avoiding Predatory Journals

APPENDICES

Appendix A: Selected Statistical Symbols and Abbreviations

Appendix B: Unnecessary Words in Writing

Appendix C: Guidelines and Resources for Preparing Manuscripts

Index