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Section 1 Preparing an Article for Publication

  • 1.1 and 1.2; Preparing an Article for Publication-Types of articles and Manuscript Preparation
  • 1.3; Preparing an Article for Publication-References
  • Reference style quiz (20 questions)
  • 1.4; Preparing an Article for Publication-Visual Presentation of Data
  • 1.5.1 to 1.5.5; Preparing an Article for Publication-Ethical and Legal Considerations: Authorship Responsibility, Acknowledgments, Duplicate Publication, Scientific Misconduct, and Conflicts of Interest
  • 1.5.6 to 1.5.9; Preparing an Article for Publication-Ethical and Legal Considerations: Intellectual Property: Ownership, Access, Rights, and Management; Confidentiality; Protecting Research Participants’ and Patients’ Rights in Scientific Publication; and Defamation, Libel
  • 1.5.10 to 1.5.13; Preparing an Article for Publication-Ethical and Legal Considerations: Editorial Freedom and Integrity; Editorial Responsibilities, Roles, Procedures, and Policies; Advertisements, Advertorials, Sponsorship, Supplements, Reprints, and E-prints; Release of Information to the Public and Journal/Author Relations With the News Media
  • 1.6.1 to 1.6.2; Preparing an Article for Publication-Editorial Assessment and Processing

Section 2 Style

  • 2.7; Grammar
  • 2.8, 2.9, 2.10; Punctuation, Plurals, and Capitalization
  • 2.11, 2.12; Correct and Preferred Usage and Non-English Words, Phrases, and Accent Marks
  • 2.13 Indexing

Section 3 Terminology (for the purposes of testing, terminology sections are grouped differently than in the AMA Manual)

  • 3.14, 3.16, 3.17; Abbreviations, Eponyms, and Greek Letters
  • 3.15.1 and 3.15.2 Nomenclature-Blood Groups, Platelet Antigens, and Granulocyte Antigens and Cancer
  • 3.15.3 Nomenclature-Cardiology
  • 3.15.4, 3.15.5, and 3.15.9; Nomenclature-Drugs, Equipment, Devices, and Reagents, and Isotopes
  • 3.15.6, 3.15.10, and 3.15.14; Nomenclature-Genetics, Molecular Medicine, and Organisms and Pathogens
  • 3.15.7 and 3.15.8 Nomenclature-Hemostasis and Immunology
  • 3.15.11, 3.15.13, and 3.15.15; Nomenclature-Neurology, Ophthalmology Terms, and Psychiatric Terminology
  • 3.15.12, 3.15.16, and 3.15.17; Nomenclature-Obstetric Terms; Pulmonary, Respiratory, and Blood Gas Terminology; and Radiology Terms

Section 4 Measurement and Quantitation

  • 4.18; Units of Measure
  • 4.19; Numbers and Percentages
  • 4.20; Study Design and Statistics
  • 4.20.9; Glossary of Statistical Terms
  • 4.21; Mathematical Composition

Section 5 Technical Information

  • 5.22 and 5.23; Typography and Manuscript Editing and Proofreading
  • 5.24; Glossary of Publishing Terms