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How to write a book chapter

Published:January 16, 2023DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2023.01.016
      Traditional textbooks are changing. The multivolume sets that were treasured, with dog-eared pages have become a thing of the past. These physical editions have been replaced with living textbooks and online resources, including videos and podcasts. Our next generation of learners relies on these evolving forms of media for their education and reference. Trainees now have access to limitless resources through their smartphones and social media platforms. With this change, there still remains a need for book chapters to be written and published by reliable sources to which students and clinicians can refer. Techniques and best practices change at a rapid pace, but the core knowledge (e.g anatomy and physiology) in surgical textbooks remains essential.

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