The latest edition features an expanded chapter on legal and ethical concerns in publishing. Readers will also find an extensive chapter on statistics, a completely updated chapter on nomenclature, new policies for eponyms and numbers styles, a larger references section, an expanded discussion of inclusive language and abbreviations, and a larger section on figures and tables. A new section on typography is also featured, along with current information on electronic publishing, encompassing rapid changes affecting the publishing environment. End-of-chapter references make the book easier to use, and the entire text is reviewed by more than 70 editors for accuracy and dependability.
American Medical Association Manual of Style
Preparing an article for publication: types of article; manuscript preparation; ethical and legal considerations. Grammar: punctuation; plurals; capitalization; correct and preferred usage; accent marks; terminology; abbreviations; eponyms; Greek letters. Measurement and quantitation: units of measure; numbers and percentages; statistics; mathematical composition. Technical information: typography; copyediting and proofreading marks. Resources.