The Library for Health Research Reporting from the EQUATOR Network provides an up-to-date collection of health research reporting guidelines for a wide variety of study and review methodologies. The toolbox section of EQUATOR's website includes useful writing resources and examples of manuscripts with good reporting.
The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) developed these recommendations to review best practice and ethical standards in the conduct and reporting of research and other material published in medical journals, and to help authors, editors, and others involved in peer review and biomedical publishing create and distribute accurate, clear, reproducible, unbiased medical journal articles.
A guide for healthcare professionals on improving writing style, grammar and word usage skills. Topics include the principles of effective writing, common writing pitfalls, and avoiding superfluous word usage.
A guide to writing for and securing grant funding. While there is an emphasis on securing federal support, the authors outline numerous potential governmental and nongovernmental sources of grant funding.
The authors state that the "focus is on giving readers the tools to present the work they are proposing with clarity and conviction -- and to show others its importance and potential." Includes how to create proposals for dissertations, capstone projects, research funding, fellowships, and career development awards, as well as for educational training, translational research, evidence-based practice, and demonstration projects.
Details steps for writing and reporting research, quality improvement, evidence-based initiatives, and literature reviews. Provides examples of excellent writing from a varied selection of nursing journals.