Editing a nursing practice book.

M. T. Nolan, S. M. Augustine

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Publishing a nursing practice book can be an exciting challenge for the critical care nurse who identifies a gap in the literature. This article provides information on how to produce an edited book from the starting point to successful publication. Identifying a book idea, selecting chapter authors, finding a publisher, writing a prospectus, the editing process, production, and marketing the book are discussed. Examples drawn from the authors' experiences in editing a transplantation nursing book are provided, as well as comments from other book editors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)274-280
Number of pages7
JournalDimensions of critical care nursing : DCCN
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency
  • Critical Care


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