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.
Manual of Style: Official Style Manual of the American Medical Association
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.