THE SMART WAY introduces writing skills for nurses at a level appropriate for both first year nursing students and those in post-RN programs. It is the only book on such skills written specifically for nurses. The 2nd edition of this popular book examines the essential elements of written communication, including papers, reports and the many types of business communication. Numerous examples and exercises allow students to recognize and avoid common writing errors. More recent methods of research and communication are also examined, including the use of the Internet, Internet referencing, use of email in professional correspondence, as well as the importance of critical evaluation of the resources used during research. Includes free web resource, www.elsevier.ca/zilm, with additional exercises and supplemental readings.Zilm, Glennis is the author of 'Smart Way An Introduction to Writing for Nurses', published 2002 under ISBN 9780920513354 and ISBN 0920513352.