Medical Writing Writing for Lay Audiences A stroll through the medical blogosphere
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Volume 24, Issue 4 - Writing for Lay Audiences

A stroll through the medical blogosphere

Abstract

Medical blogs are a very popular way of communicating health-related information. They can be written by medical professionals or laypeople, and topics include diseases, procedures, health policies, and personal topics such as everyday experiences. In this article, we provide examples of medical blogs that illustrate the language used, which can be technical, semi-technical, or informal. Medical blogs need to be accurate and well written because they provide precious information about health-related issues.

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