前 東京医科大学 国際医学情報学講座 主任教授
現 東京医科大学 名誉教授、ソウル国立ブンダン病院 顧問教授
J. P. バロン
Q1. One of the best ways to get published in a specific journal is to:
A. Refer to the Vancouver Style
B. Based on notes taken of individual sections of papers from the journal, try to recreate the text of the journal
C. Refer to the Instructions to Authors
D. Create a variety of checklists
Q2. An excellent strategy to develop a career based on publication is to:
A. Appeal to the Editor-in-Chief in the covering letter
B. Focus your introduction from the beginning
C. Build up a network of active colleagues in your field and nominate them as possible referees
D. Pay attention to the Cosmesis Factor
Q1. What words should you use instead of the following expressions?
A. At this point in time
B. Provided that
D. In addition
Q2. What is the correct meaning of the following words?
D. Prior to
Medical Writing for Non-English Speaking Specialists
J.R. Benfield, MD, Emeritus Professor of Surgery, David A. Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, USA
Q1. Please select the best response among those offered: The introduction to a paper should
A. Include a literature review
B. tate the methodology to be used
C. Capture the readers' interest
D. In addition
E. Allude to the conclusions
Q2. When an editor informs you that your manuscript needs to be significantly revised you should:
A. Send the manuscript to another journal
B. Take the letter to your chief for his advice
C. Start over and write the manuscript again
D. Address each criticism in detail
E. Try to convince the editor to publish you manuscript
Q1. In which of the following ways can your participation in an international congress benefit the development of your academic medical career?
A. A well-presented oral presentation can make a good impression on colleagues and help them remember you and your research.
B. Although its value as a publication is considered lower than that of a written paper, an oral presentation given at an international congress can be counted as a publication.
C. The other presenters at your session are likely to include future referees of your papers, and giving them a correct understanding of your research will improve the chances of your future papers being accepted for publication.
D. An international congress is the ideal place for meeting colleagues who you can later suggest to target journals as possible referees for your manuscripts.
E. All of the above.
Q2. To emphasize an important point in a slide, which of the following is the most effective?
A. Type the important point completely in upper case text.
B. On a dark blue background with white text, type the important point in yellow text.
C. On a dark blue background with white text, type the important point in red text.
D. On a light blue background with black text, type the important point in yellow text.
E. Use animation to have the important point spiral into the slide with a dramatic sound effect.
The role of Professional Medical Writers
K. Woolley, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Queensland Proscribe Medical Communications, Australia