You have conducted your research and now are ready to publish. How do you go about this? Here are some links to guidelines, library books and published articles about how to write for publication.
The International Society of Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) have produced a document which has been peer-reviewed and published in the BMJ. This is the Good Publication Practice version 2 (GPP2). Click here to access the guidelines.
This guide from the BMJ for newly qualified doctors on why and how to get published can be accessed here.
Nursing Standard published an article on writing for publication in 2008:
HAPPELL, B. 2008. Writing for publication: a practical guide. Nurs Stand, 22, 35-40.
Writing for publication in nursing and healthcare: getting it right / edited by Karen Holland, Roger Watson.
A publication guide to 40 health care journals : the essential companion to nurses, midwives and PAMs wanting to get published / Simon Breed ; foreword by George Castledine
Getting research published: an A to Z of publication strategy / Elizabeth Wager.
Presenting medical statistics from proposal to publication: a step-by-step guide / Janet L. Peacock and Sally M. Kerry.
Journals often produce guides on how to publish in their own style. Here are a few examples. If you need further assistance please contact us in the Medical Library.
The British Journal of Cardiology
Statistics in Medicine