Citations with the tag: PHYSICIANS as authors
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- How to write perfect medical articles every time.
Greenhalgh, Trisha // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 4/1/95, Vol. 310 Issue 6983, p878
Comments on the atrocious quality of writing evident in medical journals. Speculations on why editors keep mediocre writers on their books; Characteristics of physicians which makes them terrible writers.
- Obsoletely hopeless.
Rossner, Stephan // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 6/10/95, Vol. 310 Issue 6993, p1542
Presents the frustrations experienced by a physician invited to write for a medical book on obesity and physical activity. Delays in response to manuscript inquiries; Obsolescence of submitted reports due to the editors' inconsistency; Implication of the practice on the reliability of published...
- William Harvey.
Rossner, Stephan // Studies in Philology; Fall82, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p63
Offers information on 17th-century British author and physician William Harvey. Testimony in Chancery in December 1614 on behalf of William Nethersole against Reynold Greene; Marriage to Elizabeth, daughter of Lancelot Browne, the King's physician; Harvey's treatment of Sir William Smith; How...
- Loneliness of a long distanced reviewer.
Shuster, Sam // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 11/28/1981, Vol. 283 Issue 6304, p1443
Relates the authors insights related to medicine. Opinions related to the hallmarks of mediocrity; Reactions of the author pertains to the fear of individuality; Idiosyncracies in the author's view on the field of medicine.
- Reflections on two French fictional doctors.
Jacobi, Margaret // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 11/28/1981, Vol. 283 Issue 6304, p1444
Reflects on the fictional doctors in France. Presentation of the medical profession related to the fictitious characters; Difference on the approach of the authors; Philosophical implications of the novel on the field of medicine.
- Payment for medical authors.
Schilling, Richard // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine; May1979, Vol. 72 Issue 5, p392
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article about payment of medical authors in the January 1979 issue.
- Materia Non Medica.
Birch, Margaret; Clarke, A.K.; Coventry, Keith; Russell, T. // British Medical Journal; 5/21/1977, Vol. 1 Issue 6072, p1343
Presents several commentaries by medical practitioners. Excerpts from a poem by T.S. Elliot; Membership in the Campaign for Real Ale; Description of Aero, an island in the Baltic: Poem entitled Woman Patient by T. Russell.
- Materia Non Medica.
Birch, Margaret; Clarke, A.K.; Coventry, Keith; Russell, T. // British Medical Journal; 10/4/1975, Vol. 4 Issue 5987, p5
Announces the contributions for Materia Non Medica. variations on the non-medical pursuits of physicians; Emphasis on the inclinations and interests; Guidelines for the contributions.
- A house that heals.
Veer, Charmagne De // Quill & Quire; Mar2003, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p11
Focuses on Winnipeg, Manitoba-based medicine specialist, writer and publisher Gilles Pinette and some of his publications on health and medicine. Reasons for establishing Makinak Publishing by Pinette; Books written by Pinette; Details of how Pinette manages his publishing firm.
- Medical Words and the AMWA.
E.J.H. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Nov68, Vol. 69 Issue 5, p1073
Addresses the issue on the use of medical terminology, discussed during the annual meeting of the American Medical Writers Association from September 19-22 1968 in Washington, D.C. Differences in the understanding of the medical terms; Implications of the use of terms on health professionals.
- Christmas wishes.
Emson, H.E. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 12/24/94-12/31/94, Vol. 309 Issue 6970, p1738
Focuses on the existence of maltreatment for medical writers in Great Britain. Competence of editorial staff in official language; Implication of the Code of Rights for medical writers; Acknowledgments on the publication of journals.
- GP eschews fame to publish candid account of career.
Emson, H.E. // GP: General Practitioner; 7/1/2002, p14
Focuses on the decision of a general practitioner to publish the tale of his working life titled 'Lamb Stew' anonymously.
- Writing for Our Lives: Physician Narratives and Medical Practice.
Scannell, Kate // Annals of Internal Medicine; 11/5/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 9, p778
Presents reflections on physician narratives and medical practice. Life as a physician and writer; Writings by physician-authors; Distance between the parallel narratives authored by patients and doctors; Narration of the experiential dimensions of doctoring.
- Geographic variation in the number of authors on scientific abstracts.
Hama, Yukihiro // Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal; Feb2001, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p25
Discusses the significant geographic variation in the number of authors on the abstracts during the 1999 Radiological Society of North America Scientific Assembly. Disclosure of the researcher contributions on the research articles; Standards for the authorship and publication in academic...
- Never fear, Smith is here.
Sweet, Melissa // Bulletin with Newsweek; 11/20/2001, Vol. 119 Issue 6302, p17
Profiles doctor and newspaper editor Richard Smith. Nature of the writings of Smith; Impact of the leadership of Smith on the readership of 'The British Medical Journal' (BMJ); Views on BMJ articles.
- MATERIA NON MEDICA.
Leavesley, James H.; Newton, A.P. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 7/18/1981, Vol. 283 Issue 6285, p221
Presents non-medical articles written by physicians. Description of Greenbushes, a town in western Australia; Recollection of the author on England; Memoirs of the expedition on the English islands.
- By the Books.
Keil, Beth Landman // New York; 5/5/2003, Vol. 36 Issue 15, p46
Reports that several physicians have written books about beauty and anti-aging options. 'You Don't Need Plastic Surgery,' by Suzanne Levine and Everett Lautin; 'Change Your Looks, Change Your Life,' by Michelle Copeland.
- Materia Non Medica.
Miller, Stephen; Ryle, John C.; O'Brien, Eoin // British Medical Journal; 11/29/1975, Vol. 4 Issue 5995, p515
Presents articles by medical personnel. Descriptions on the game presented by the members of the Medical Golfing Society; Discussions on sailing in the isles of the Hebridean sea; Devotion of opera lover on the world of music.
- Strolling with the Zeitgeist.
Miller, Stephen; Ryle, John C.; O'Brien, Eoin // Frieze; Mar2013, Issue 153, p138
A personal narrative is presented which discusses the author's profession as a doctor, artist, writer, editor, and an award-winning documentary film director since 1960.
- FISHER, Rudolph.
Miller, Stephen; Ryle, John C.; O'Brien, Eoin // Black Studies Primer; 2008, p174
A brief profile of Rudolph Fisher, a prominent physician in 1927 who graduated from Howard University Medical College and author of the books "The Walls of Jericho," and "The Conjure-Man Dies," is presented.
- Physician and writer credentials should provide reader comfort.
Troy, Timothy N. // Cosmetic Surgery Times; Oct2001, Vol. 5 Issue 9, p3
Editorial. Focuses on the significance of credential credibility of a physician writer to provide trust and comfort to the readers. Irony in an author writing topics outside specialty; Bases in purchasing a publication; Qualification of a surgeon to perform aesthetic procedure; Vitality of...
- I Foiled the Sneak!
Switzer, David // Medical Economics; 2/3/2006, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p37
The article narrates the author's experience about the sibling sneak, a scenario in which a parent brings one child to the pediatrician and requests for care of a sibling too. He detests the practice because it leads to bad care like forcing him to rely on his memory for information on...
- 2007 Doctors' Writing Contest Winners.
Kane, Leslie // Medical Economics; 4/4/2008, Vol. 85 Issue 7, p33
The article presents the winners of the 2007 doctor's writing competition in the U.S. The winners include Joseph M. Scheller, Kurt Hunter, Steven Erickson, David Switzer, Lawrence Rifkin, and Mitchell S. Cappell. It cites that the winners of the contest, which involves more than 200 doctors that...
- QUALITY BY THE NUMBERS.
Fishman, Charles // Fast Company; Oct2002, Issue 63, p28
This article provides an overview of the book Williams Obstetrics. The doctors at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas literally wrote the book on modern obstetrics and gynecology. The book, now on its twenty-first edition, is a bible of obstetrics/gynecology training and practice in the...
- A SOLID FOUNDATION.
Fishman, Charles // Plastic Surgery Practice; Dec2009, Vol. 19 Issue 13, p18
The article offers information on plastic surgeon E. Gaylon McCollough. It is stated that his parents were not highly educated but gave him proper education and also motivated him to excel in his work. It also discusses his passion for writing and the books written by him include "The Long...
- CMA Online manager honored.
Hirshhorn, Caryn // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal; 4/18/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 8, p1188
Announces Ann Bolster as an honorary fellow of the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA). Career highlights as associate director of online services of the Canadian Medical Association; Services offered by the AMWA to enhance communication skills in the biomedical area.
- MD explores hidden history of Captain Cook's journey to Newfoundland.
Ryan, Beth // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal; 9/05/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 5, p684
Focuses on internal medicine specialist, historian, and author Brian Harley. Background on the physician who lives in Corner Brook, Newfoundland; Comments of Harley about the subject of his book 'The Legacy of James Cook: The Story of the Bay of Islands'; Decision of Harley to self-publish.
- In memoriam.
Dalrymple, Theodore // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 11/17/2007, Vol. 335 Issue 7628, p1049
The article focuses on a heartfelt commemorative poem that Dr. Johnson, the landlord of Dr. Levet wrote when Levet died in 1782. A discussion of the relationship which existed between the landlord and the doctor and of an immense respect the landlord had for the doctor is presented. Levet's...
- Reflections of Physician-Authors on Death: Literary Selections Appropriate for Teaching Rounds.
Donohoe, Martin // Journal of Palliative Medicine; Dec2002, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p843
Physicians constantly confront to death and respond in a variety of ways to the many deaths that they witness and to their own sense of mortality. Student-doctors should be exposed, prior to and during their clinical training, to these different types of responses, so that they can prepare for...
- Srpski lekari - knji�evnici 19. veka.
Petru�evski, Ana B. // Vojnosanitetski Pregled: Military Medical & Pharmaceutical Journ; Aug2012, Vol. 69 Issue 8, p730
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- Materia Non Medica.
Paton, Alex; Couqubous, J.P.; Munro, J.P. // British Medical Journal; 9/4/1976, Vol. 2 Issue 6035, p580
Presents non-medical articles written by physicians. Admiration of the author to the music of Hector Berlioz; Description of the Glasshouse Mountains in Brisbane, Queensland; Sex change in domestic poultry.
- Is there life after urology? Entrepreneurs say yes.
Paton, Alex; Couqubous, J.P.; Munro, J.P. // Urology Times; 2/1/2009, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p14
The article profiles several urologists who have ventured into the business side of medicine in the U.S. It notes their experiences and advice that will serve as a guide in considering the possibility of medical entrepreneurship. It also notes their challenges as physician, particularly in...
- Henry Vaughan: Poet and doctor of physic.
Linden, Stanton J. // Notes & Queries; Dec98, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p453
Addresses questions concerning 17th century poet Henry Vaughan's practice of medicine. Possible connections between Vaughan's dual professions as poet and physician; Indications of how Vaughan's poems were interpreted in the late 17th century; References to William Russell's `A Physical...
- The Improper Bostonian (Book Review).
Kuklin, Susan Beverly // Library Journal; 5/1/1979, Vol. 104 Issue 9, p1048
Reviews the book 'The Improper Bostonian: Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes,' by Edwin P. Hoyt.
- A literary love affair lives on.
Ratcliffe, Lucy // New Zealand Doctor; 2/13/2008, p29
The article features Sharad Paul, a surgeon, a novelist and a bookshop owner based in New Zealand. His bookstore Baci Lounge boasts amenities such as a lounge and cafeteria. He plans to establish branches in other countries. His first novel, which is set in India, is entitled "Cool Cut." This...
- Thomas Campion.
Ratcliffe, Lucy // Studies in Philology; Fall82, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p21
Offers information on 17th-century British writer and doctor Thomas Campion. Surety given in 1616 for Henry Dawes; Residence in Fetter Lane by 1606; Presentation in 1616 as a Fetter Lane resident by the wardmote inquest for defective pavements.
- Meet the Doctor Disruptor: Jason Hwang.
Bartelme, Tony // Physician Executive; Jan/Feb2010, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p28
The article focuses on medical internist Jason Hwang who co-authored the book "The Innovator's Prescription: A Disruptive Solution for Health Care," with celebrated professor Clayton Christensen. It notes that the book became one of the top-selling health care books in the U.S. It adds that the...
- WHY IT PAYS TO WRITE FOR THE MEDIA.
Wynne-Jones, Melanie // Pulse; 2/16/2006, Vol. 66 Issue 7, p36
The article focuses on the benefits and advantages for general practitioners (GPs) to write for the media. Significantly, writing is a good outside interest since it can be fitted around other commitments. Furthermore, it is important for GPs to write what they know about. Moreover, national...
- Materia Non Medica.
Smith, R.E.; Stiles, Peter; Stephens, W.P. // British Medical Journal; 12/6/1975, Vol. 4 Issue 5996, p575
Presents several commentaries from medical practitioners in Great Britain. Discussions on the life and career of John McCrae; Details on the immortal quotations from the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations; Emphasis of being isolated during winters.
- Doctors in society.
Smith, R.E.; Stiles, Peter; Stephens, W.P. // British Medical Journal; 7/26/1980, Vol. 281 Issue 6235, p282
Reports on the views of chief medical officer Sir George Godber, editor Michael O'Donnell and physician Richard Leech on the success of physicians as an administrator, writer and an actor. Functions of physician in the government of Great Britain; Reasons for the success of physicians in the...
- Situation A, potentiality B, lovelorn C.
Neilson, Shane // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal; 4/8/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 8, p1036
The author discusses his dream to become a writer despite the fact that he's already a full-time physician. He shares how he envies his friends who were writing and getting published, and resents anyone who had the opportunity to write. He realized that his becoming a doctor and others becoming...
- 'Putrefaction' author draws from own rez experience.
Yurth, Cindy // Navajo Times; 12/10/2009, Vol. 48 Issue 49, pC.3
The article profiles Warren Perkins, author of the fictional book "Putrefaction Live." He is a practicing physician who is married to a Navajo. He asserts that he has been writing for a long time, but the book is the first he has published because he was working full-time. He adds that he wrote...
- John Moore: eighteenth century physician, bearleader and social observer.
Steptoe, Andrew // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine; Feb2005, Vol. 98 Issue 2, p70
The article profiles John Moore, an 18th century Scottish physician who seized the opportunity to move from medical practice in Glasgow to celebrity as a social observer and novelist. Details related to Moore's early life, career development as a physician and his literary life are reviewed. His...
- Medical poems for children.
Steptoe, Andrew // GP: General Practitioner; 4/20/2007, p3
The article presents information on a book of poems "Oozing Medical Poems," by General Practitioner (GP), Nick Krasner. According to Krasner, he wanted to entertain children and take away some of their fear of GPs. Information on the book, covering several issues including bugs, nose-picking and...
- BOOKS AND AUTHORS.
Steptoe, Andrew // America; 3/16/1918, Vol. 18 Issue 23, p585
The article offers information about write-ups written by several authors that appeared at the Spring issue of the "Catholic Convert" in the U.S. Physician James J. Walsh writes "American Physician Converts," and he cites the case of several physicians to prove that staunch Catholicism and...
- Martin Kukuc�n.
Lightner, Barb // Martin Kukuc�n; 2009, p1
A biography of Slovak author Martin Kukuc�n is presented. He was born as Matej Bencur in Jasenov�, Slovakia on May 17, 1860 and studied medicine at Charles University. Despite oppression of Slovak literature and language by Hungarian authorities, Bencur began writing short stories under the...
- Ars Longa.
Barbieri, Richard // Independent School; Fall2007, Vol. 67 Issue 1, p130
The article discusses books written by doctors, including "Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance," by Atul Gawande and Jerome Groopman, "How Doctors Think," by Jerome Groopman, and "Bedside Manners," by David Watts. The author describes the doctors' experiences and the topics of the books,...
- PROFILES: THE SEARCH-I.
Coles, Robert // New Yorker; 10/2/1978, Vol. 54 Issue 33, p43
The article profiles author and doctor Walker Percy who published his first novel "The Moviegoer" in the spring of 1961. He had contributed a number of articles to magazine in the nineteen-fifties. Some people considered him as a thoughtful Southern doctor who had happened to write a good novel...
- The very model of a vampyre.
Dalrymple, Theodore // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition; 2/28/2009, p547
The article reports on the basic storyline and historical background of the book "The Vampyre," which was written by John Polidori. A discussion of Polidori's medical education and career and of public reaction which was seen in response to "The Vampyre" is presented. Polidori's relationship...
- Leaflet? Try this podcast instead.
Dalrymple, Theodore // Pulse; 6/29/2006, Vol. 66 Issue 26, p6
The article reports on the podcasts that contains medical advice developed by physician Richard Walters. The device contains, downloads on medical advices which can be viewed on a MP3 player or a computer. The downloads includes a video demonstration on the use of asthma inhaler. According to...