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“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


This in-depth resource on writing for nurses—clinicians, graduate students, researchers, and faculty—guides users step-by-step through the entire process of writing EB 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 free, searchable, digital access to entire contents.

New to the Fourth Edition:
Updates all chapters and includes new examples from a wide variety of nursing journals. Expands content on conducting and writing systematic, integrative, and literature reviews. Covers disseminating evidence and writing papers on clinical topics. Discusses reporting quality improvement studies. Presents guidelines for reporting different types of research. Discusses criteria for evaluating the quality of a nursing journal and avoiding predatory journals. Examines open access journal markets. Delivers strategies for interprofessional collaboration. Updates content on reporting quality improvement. Offers tips to avoid plagiarism. Includes examples of electronic versions of useful forms. Discusses writing case studies, case reports, policy papers, and articles. Expands discussion and examples of searchable databases. Updates web resources in each chapter and in 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, EBP, 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 Instructors Guide, Power Points, sample syllabus.

Professional & Technical
August 28
Springer Publishing Company
Springer Publishing LLC

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