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New this month: Sentence Structure

PREPARING AN ARTICLE FOR PUBLICATION

Abstracts
Acknowledgments Quiz
Author-Editor Relationship
Creating Figures and Tables
Editorial Assessment and Processing Quiz
Electronic References
Ethics
Figures
Intellectual Property
Practice Editing Tables Quiz
References
Tables
Titles and Subtitles
Types of Articles

STYLE

Age and Sex Referents
Articles
Capitalization
Capitalization of Titles
Comma Quiz
Commonly Misused Terms in Medical Writing
Correct and Preferred Usage
Forward Slash (Virgule, Solidus) 
Geographical Abbreviations
Grammar

Hyphens and Dashes
Inclusive Language
Jargon
Misplaced Modifiers
Non-English Words, Phrases, and Accent Marks
Plurals
Prose Editing
Punctuation
Redundant Words
Sentence Structure

TERMINOLOGY

Abbreviations
Anatomy 
Blood Groups, Platelet Antigens, and Granulocyte Antigens 
Cancer
Cardiology
Drugs and Equipment
Eponyms
Greek Letters
Human Genetics 
Journal Names
Molecular Terms 
Neurology
Obstetrics
Organisms and Pathogens
Pulmonary, Respiratory, and Blood Gas
Radiology Terms

MEASUREMENT AND QUANTITATION

Mathematical Composition
Numbers
One vs 1
P Values
SI Units
Statistical Terms
Study Design
Units of Measure
Use of Numerals With Units

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Design Terms
Editing and Proofreading Marks
Glossary of Publishing Terms
Specific Uses of Fonts

PREPARING AN ARTICLE FOR PUBLICATION

Abstracts ( See Section 2.5 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Acknowledgments Quiz ( See Section 2.10 )

Quiz [ PDF ]. 
Answers [ PDF ].

Author-Editor Relationship ( See Section 6.2.1 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Creating Figures and Tables ( See Section 4.1 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Electronic References ( See Section 3.15 )

Quiz [ PDF ]. 

Answers [ PDF ].

Ethics ( See Chapter 5 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Editorial Assessment and Processing Quiz ( See Chapter 6 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Figures ( See Section 4.2 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Intellectual Property ( See Section 5.6 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Practice Editing Tables ( See Section 4.1 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

References ( See Chapter 3 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers  [ PDF ].

Tables ( See Section 4.1 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Titles and Subtitles ( See Section 2.1 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Types of Articles ( See Chapter 1 )

Quiz [ PDF ]. 
Answers [ PDF ].

STYLE

Age and Sex Referents ( See Section 11.5 )

Quiz  [ PDF ].
Answers  [ PDF ].

Articles ( See Section 11.9 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Capitalization ( See Chapter 10 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers  [ PDF ].

Capitalization of Titles ( See Section 10.2 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Comma Quiz ( See Section 8.2 )

Quiz [ PDF ]. 
Answers [ PDF ].

Commonly Misused Terms in Medical Writing ( See Chapter 11 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Correct and Preferred Usage ( See Chapter 11 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Forward Slash (Virgule, Solidus) ( See Section 8.4.

Quiz [ PDF ]. 

Answers [ PDF ].

Geographical Abbreviations ( See Chapter 14 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Grammar ( See Chapter 7 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Hyphens and Dashes ( See Sections 8.3.1 and 8.3.2 )

Quiz  [ PDF ]. 
Answers [ PDF ].

Inclusive Language ( See Section 11.10 )

Quiz  [ PDF ].
Answers  [ PDF ].

Jargon ( See Chapter 11 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Misplaced Modifiers ( See Sections 7.4.1 and 7.4.2 )

Quiz  [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Non-English Words, Phrases, and Accent Marks ( See Chapter 12 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers[ PDF ].

Plurals ( See Chapter 9 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Prose Editing

Quiz [ MSWord ].
Answers [ MSWord ].

Punctuation ( See Chapter 8 )

Quiz  [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Redundant Words ( See Sections 11.2.1 and 11.2.2 )

Quiz  [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Sentence Structure ( See Chapter 7 )

Quiz  [ PDF ]. 

Answers [ PDF ].

TERMINOLOGY

Abbreviations ( See Section 14.11 )

Quiz  [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Anatomy ( See Section 11.6 )

Quiz [ PDF ]. 
Answers [ PDF ].

Blood Groups, Platelet Antigens, and Granulocyte Antigens ( See Section 15.1 )

Quiz [ PDF ]. 
Answers [ PDF ].

Cancer ( See Section 15.2 and Chapter 11 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Cardiology ( See Section 15.3 )

Quiz  [ PDF ].
Answers  [ PDF ].

Drugs and Equipment ( See Sections 15.4 and 15.5 )

Quiz  [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Eponyms ( See Chapter 16 )

Quiz  [ PDF ].
Answers  [ PDF ].

Greek Letters ( See Chapter 17 )

Quiz  [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Human Genetics ( See Section 15.6.2 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Journal Names ( See Section 14.10 

Quiz  [ PDF ]. 
Answers [ PDF ].

Molecular Terms ( See Section 15.10 )

Quiz [ PDF ]. 
Answers [ PDF ].

Neurology ( See Section 15.11 )

Quiz  [ PDF ].
Answers  [ PDF ].

Obstetrics See Section 15.12)

Quiz [ PDF ]. 
Answers [ PDF ].

Organisms and Pathogens ( See Section 15.4 )

Quiz  [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Pulmonary, Respiratory, and Blood Gas ( See Section 15.16 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Radiology Terms ( See Sections 15.17.1 and 15.17.2)

Quiz [ PDF ]. 
Answers [ PDF ].

MEASUREMENT AND QUANTITATION

Mathematical Composition ( See Section 21 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Numbers ( See Chapter 19 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers  [ PDF ].

One vs 1 ( See Section 19.2.4 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

P Values ( See Sections 20.8.2 and 20.9 )

Quiz  [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

SI Units ( See Section 18.5 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers  [ PDF ].

Statistical Terms ( See Section 20.9 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Study Design ( See Chapter 20 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Units of Measure ( See Section 18.3 )

Quiz  [ PDF ].
Answers [ PDF ].

Use of Numerals With Units ( See Section 18.4)

Quiz  [ PDF ]. 
Answers [ PDF ].

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Design Terms ( See Section 22 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers  [ PDF ].

Editing and Proofreading Marks ( See Section 23.1 ) 

Quiz [ PDF ]. 
Answers  [ PDF ]. 

Glossary of Publishing Terms ( See Section 24 )

Quiz [ PDF ].
Answers  [ PDF ].

Specific Uses of Fonts ( See Section 22.5 )

Quiz [ PDF ]. 
Answers  [ PDF ].