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Additional Style Guides and Print Resources

For a more in-depth discussion of medical writing and editing issues, refer to other authoritative sources, including print versions of

  • A Dictionary of Virology (Mahy)
  • American Medical Association Manual of Style (AMA)
  • ASM Style Manual (ASM)
  • Chicago Manual of Style (CSM)
  • Control of Communicable Diseases Manual (APHA)
  • Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary
  • How To Report Statistics in Medicine (Lang)
  • Index Medicus 
  • International Code of Nomenclature of Bacteria (1990 Revision), P.H.A. Sneath, editor, 1992, American Society for Microbiology
  • Manual of Systematic Bacteriology (Bergey)
  • Physicians Desk Reference
  • Scientific Style and Format (Council of Science Editors [CSE])
  • Stedman's Medical Dictionary
  • Stein's Medical Abbreviations
  • Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals (UR)
  • Virology (Fields)
  • Virus taxonomy: classification and nomenclature of viruses: seventh report of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses. Van Regenmortel MHV, chairman. New York: Academic Press;2000
  • Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary
  • Webster's Third New International Dictionary (unabridged)
  • Words Into Type (WIT)
Page created: February 04, 2010
Page updated: April 12, 2010
Page reviewed: April 12, 2010
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