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Anatomy of Writing for Publication for Nurses, Fourth Edition

If you need to make the leap from single sentences to a published manuscript, you will find valuable help and resources in this fully updated fourth edition of Anatomy of Writing for Publication for Nurses.

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If you need to make the leap from single sentences to a published manuscript, you will find valuable help and resources in this fully updated fourth edition of Anatomy of Writing for Publication for Nurses. In this practical and useful guide, lead author and editor Cynthia Saver removes the fear and confusion surrounding the writing and publishing process. Along the way, 28 of nursing’s top writing experts and decision-makers share important insights to help you craft a quality manuscript and get it accepted for publication. Learn how to:

  • Improve your writing skills
  • Create effective titles, abstracts, and cover letters
  • Promote your work via posters and social media
  • Write review articles, including systematic, scoping, and integrative reviews
  • Avoid being the victim of predatory publishing
  • Write collaboratively with professionals in other healthcare disciplines
  • Navigate interprofessional continuing education
  • Turn your dissertation or capstone project into a published article
  • Understand preprints, reporting guidelines, and publication legal/ethical issues
  • Write qualitative studies and report the different instruments used
  • Write a letter to the editor or a peer review
  • Work with contributors when writing a book

An instructor's guide, student workbook, and sample chapter are available to download for free on the Sigma Repository.

Table of Contents

Part 1: A Primer on Writing and Publishing

  • Chapter 1: Anatomy of Writing
  • Chapter 2: Finding, Refining, and Defining a Topic
  • Chapter 3: How to Select and Query a Publication
  • Chapter 4: Finding and Documenting Sources
  • Chapter 5: Organizing the Article
  • Chapter 6: Writing Skills Lab
  • Chapter 7: All About Graphics and Tables
  • Chapter 8: Submissions and Revisions
  • Chapter 9: Writing a Peer Review
  • Chapter 10: Publishing for Global Authors
  • Chapter 11: Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Chapter 12: Promoting Your Work

Part 2: Tips for Writing Different Types of Articles

  • Chapter 13: Writing the Clinical Article
  • Chapter 14: Writing the Research Report
  • Chapter 15: Writing the Review Article
  • Chapter 16: Reporting the Quality Improvement or Evidence-Based Practice Project
  • Chapter 17: Writing for Presentations
  • Chapter 18: From Student Project or Dissertation to Publication
  • Chapter 19: Writing Continuing Education Programs
  • Chapter 20: Writing the Nursing Narrative
  • Chapter 21: Think Outside the Journal: Alternative Publication Options
  • Chapter 22: Writing a Book or Book Chapter
  • Chapter 23: Writing for a General Audience

Part 3: Appendices

  • Appendix A: Tips for Editing Checklist
  • Appendix B: Proofing Checklist
  • Appendix C: Publishing Terminology
  • Appendix D: Guidelines for Reporting Results
  • Appendix E: Statistical Abbreviations
  • Appendix F: What Editors and Writers Want
  • Appendix G: Publishing Secrets From Editors

About the Author:

Cynthia Saver, MS, RN, is an award-winning author with nearly 40 years of experience in nursing that includes more than three decades of publishing experience as a writer, editor, and editorial director. Before leaving to found her own company, Saver was Executive Vice President of Editorial for Nursing Spectrum/Gannett Inc. She has written for and edited many nursing publications, including Nursing Management, Nursing Spectrum, American Nurse Journal, AORN Journal, NurseWeek, OR Manager, Journal of Nursing Regulation, and American Journal of Nursing. She is President of CLS Development Inc. and is an Author-in-Residence for Nurse Author & Editor.