Navigation Links
AMA Manual of Style, the 'Bible' for Medical and Scientific Publishing, Gains Online Presence
Date:6/29/2009

NEW YORK, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oxford University Press is proud to present the launch of the first online version of the international best-selling AMA Manual of Style, the "bible" for authors, editors, students, researchers, the media, and anyone else involved in medical or scientific publishing. Because scientific, medical, and pharmaceutical innovation progresses through clear written communication, the success of a new treatment hinges on how well the evidence to support its effectiveness is disseminated to the wider community. And with the health of millions of individuals at stake every day, one misstep in keeping to ethical publishing guidelines as set out by the AMA Manual of Style can mean public and lasting shame for a researcher or institution.

With that said, for success in a career in medical or scientific research or the healthcare and healthcare communications industries, in-depth familiarity with the AMA Manual of Style is a prerequisite. To start out on one of these career paths, being familiar with the manual is a way to stand out as detail-oriented and attentive to ethical concerns. Especially in the U.S., which is home to some of the most prestigious medical and science journals in the world, and an increasingly competitive marketplace. Meaning, it is no longer optional for high achievers to ignore this crucial tool for communicating effectively.

Now that the AMA Manual of Style is online, it is easy to navigate and is kept up-to-date by a committee of editors from JAMA and the Archives Journals, one of the most well-known gatekeepers of scientific communication. The site walks the user through everything from preparing an article for publication, visual presentation of data, and correct usage to scientific misconduct and intellectual property.

In addition, users are offered numerous other online features, including:

  • Style policy changes highlighted and explained
  • Learning and training exercises
  • An extensive conversion calculator for the International System of Units
  • Exclusive commentary and tips from editors of JAMA and the Archives Journals
  • Comprehensive publishing glossary and usage guidelines
  • Open URL bibliographic references.

These are just a few of the capabilities of the AMA Manual of Style Online. "Whether you are an Internet junkie or just want a very good source of information, the AMA Manual of Style Online is effective, efficient, educational, and just plain fun," says Catherine D. DeAngelis, MD, MPH, Editor, JAMA, and Editor in Chief, Scientific Publications & Multimedia Applications, JAMA and the Archives Journals.

AMA MANUAL OF STYLE

http://www.amamanualofstyle.com

(Oxford University Press / Launching June 2009)


'/>"/>
SOURCE Oxford University Press
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Bad Children Can Happen to Good Parents: A Survival Manual for Parents of Difficult Children by Norman E. Hoffman, Ph.D.
2. UBC researchers discover instruction manual that tells cancers how to hide from immune system
3. Perfect Holiday Gift Idea for the Pet-Animal Lover - Pet Health Manual Available With Donation to Morris Animal Foundation
4. Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center publishes manual for childhood cancer survivors
5. Clinical guidelines for the manual titration of PAP in OSA patients published in JCSM
6. Your Head: An Owners Manual
7. Author Pens Pet Guardian Self-Defense Manual
8. The St. John-Clark Pain Treatment Center Forms Manual Therapy 'Dream Team'
9. Why Your Pet Wants You to Read Trust Me: Im Not a Veterinarian!: Jim Schwartzs New Book Is a Self-Defense Manual for Animal Guardians
10. Vinpower Digital Increases Blu-ray Disc Duplication Speed to 8X for Both Their Manual Tower and Autoloader Series Duplicators
11. 'Pandemic Preparedness Manual' Offers Guide to Dealing with Possible Swine Flu Pandemic
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... ... TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing ... Association. This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online ... and promotional offers. , "TCA is extremely excited about this new partnership, as ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 27, 2016 , ... Quality metrics are proliferating in cancer care, and ... in the eye of the beholder, according to experts who offered insights and commentary ... of Managed Care. For the full issue, click here . , For the ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... Brent Kasmer, a legally blind and certified personal trainer is helping ... fitness app. The fitness app plans to fix the two major problems leading the fitness ... size fits all type program , They don’t eliminate all the reasons people ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... The temporary closing of Bruton Memorial Library ... City Observer , brings up a new, often overlooked aspect of head lice: the parasite’s ... for fumigation is not a common occurrence, but a necessary one in the event that ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Dr. Calvin Johnson has ... he has implemented orthobiologic procedures as a method for treating his patients. The ... first doctors to perform the treatment. Orthobiologics are substances that orthopaedic surgeons use ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... June 24, 2016  Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc. (GBT) ... developing novel therapeutics for the treatment of grievous ... the closing of its previously announced underwritten public ... the public offering price of $18.75 per share. ... offered by GBT. GBT estimates net proceeds from ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 24, 2016 ... the addition of the " Global Markets for ... This report focuses on ... updated review, including its applications in various applications. The ... which includes three main industries: pharmaceutical and biotechnology, food ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... -- The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) today ... allow biopharmaceutical companies to more easily share health care ... coverage decisions, a move that addresses the growing need ... The recommendations address restrictions in the sharing of product ... a prohibition that hinders decision makers from accessing HCEI ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: