Health Professionals Style Manual

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Health Professionals Style Manual

SKU# 9780826102072

Author: Shirley Fondiller EdD, RN, FAAN, Barbara Nerone APR


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This [book] is a guide to improving writing, with a major focus on demonstrating proper English grammar and compositionÖ.This is a must have reference to be kept at the writer's side." Score:100, 5 stars


Now you can learn and apply the basic principles of writing style, composition, grammar, word usage, and misusage, to the field of health care.

With the Health Professionals Style Manual you will learn to improve your message and communicate more effectively. With up-to-date resources and references, these are just some of the rules and tools you will learn to use in your own writing:

  • Style and Substance
  • Art of Effective Writing
  • Tips and Pitfalls
  • Redundancies, Euphemisms, and Cliches
  • Computers and the Internet
  • Common Abbreviations and Acronyms
  • Commonly Misspelled Words
  • Using Prefixes and Suffixes
  • Common Proofreader's Marks
  • Electronic Resources

If you're a researcher, student or professional specializing in the health related professions, this new, handy guide will help you improve your writing style and hone your grammar and word usage skills.

Product Details 

  • Publication Date August 07, 2006
  • Page Count 152
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826102072
  • EISBN 9780826125057

Table of Contents 

    Foreword, by Suzanne P. Smith
  1. Style and Substance: The Dynamic Duo
  2. From Principles To Practice: The Art of Effective Writing
  3. Understanding Usage: An Alphabetical Guide to Specific Writing Tips and Pitfalls
  4. Be Clear and Direct: How to Avoid Redundancies, Euphemisms, and Cliches
  5. Harness the Potential of Computers and the Internet

  6. Appendices
    A. Common Abbreviations and Acronyms in Health Care
    B. Commonly Misspelled Words
    C. Using Prefixes and Suffixes
    D. Common Proofreader's Marks
    E. Electronic Resources
    F. Referencing