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An Outline of Scientific Writing

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: (Published 09 November 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1215
  1. John Kirkman

    Jen Tsi Yang World Scientific Publishing, Singapore and London, £12.00, pp 160 ISBN 981 02 2466 4

    “There are already many excellent texts on scientific writing in English. Why, then …,” asks Professor Yang in his preface, “… would an author whose first language is Chinese write another book on the subject?”

    His answer made me look forward to reading his book: “As an author in English for over 40 years, I understand the unique writing challenge that we Asians face.” He subtitles his book For Researchers with …

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