Medical Writing Writing for Lay Audiences Writing for lay audiences: A challenge for scientists
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Volume 24, Issue 4 - Writing for Lay Audiences

Writing for lay audiences: A challenge for scientists

Abstract

Writing for lay audiences, especially lay summaries, is needed to increase health and science literacy, but this kind of writing can be difficult for scientists. The article describes why it can be so difficult and gives some advice on how scientists can cope with the challenge and how institutions and organisations can help.

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