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Writing to improve healthcare: tips for authors (book review)
  1. Jennifer S Myers1,
  2. Greg Ogrinc2
  1. 1 Department of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
  2. 2 White River Junction VA Medical Center, Hanover, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Jennifer S Myers, Department of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 15705, USA; jennifer.myers{at}uphs.upenn.edu

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Writing to Improve Healthcare, edited and authored by David P. Stevens, is a timely and important book that is designed to help quality improvers publish their quality improvement (QI) work. (Dr Stevens was the previous Editor-in-Chief of this journal, when it was called Quality & Safety in Healthcare.) The book is unique in that it applies a healthcare improvement perspective to the traditional manuscript preparation and publication process. This is useful for the novice writer and for authors accustomed to writing more traditional clinical research studies or writing for other biomedical fields. Indeed, while some prospective authors of QI work may not be first-time writers, this may be the …

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