Medical Writing Software for Medical Writers

Volume 23, Issue 1 - Software for Medical Writers

March 2014


In this issue of Medical Writing

President's Message

Message from the President

EMWA Social Media Team

EMWA social media team

Feature Articles

Taming Microsoft Word®

The secrets of Microsoft Word®. Part I – ‘Find and Replace’ and en-dashes

Organising the review process in Microsoft Word®

Document templates for medical writers

Getting more out of PowerPoint®

Consolidated data analysis and presentation using an open-source add-in for the Microsoft Excel® spreadsheet software

Datavision™ – What do medical writers need to know?

Software for translators

Graphing software for medical writers

A medical writer's must-have software

Zotero: A free and open-source reference manager

Origin and development of English for Medical Purposes. Part I: Research on written medical discourse

Profile: An interview with Karina Ruth Tabacinic on some fundamental concerns of medical translation

A first-timer's perspective on the 2013 EMWA conference in Barcelona

News from the EMA

News from the EMA

Regular Sections

English Grammar and Style

Regulatory Writing

The Webscout

Medical Communications

In the Bookstores

Manuscript Writing

Out On Our Own

Out On Our Own


Member Login


The Write Stuff Archive Contact Instructions for Authors Article Template (Word) Journal Policies


Medical Writing is a quarterly publication that aims to educate and inform medical writers in Europe and beyond. Each issue focuses on a specific theme, and all issues include feature articles and regular columns on topics relevant to the practice of medical writing. We welcome articles providing practical advice to medical writers; guidelines and reviews/summaries/updates of guidelines published elsewhere; original research; opinion pieces; interviews; and review articles.

Medical Writing is listed in the following indexes:

Editoral Board


Raquel Billiones


Evguenia Alechine

Jonathan Pitt

Managing Editor

Victoria White

Deputy Managing Editor

Alicia Waltman

Associate Editors

Anuradha Alahari

Jennifer Bell

Clare Chang

Barbara Grossman

Daniela Nakagawa

Joselita T. Salita

Petal Smart

Amy Whereat

Section Editors

Nicole Bezuidenhout 

Digital Communication

Somsuvro Basu

EMWA News       

Aurélie Gobet / Paolo Rega

Gained in Translation

Ivana Turek

Getting Your Foot in the Door

Wendy Kingdom / Amy Whereat

Good Writing Practice

Alison McIntosh / Stephen Gilliver

In the Bookstores

Maria Kołtowska-Häggström

Lingua Franca and Beyond

Phil Leventhal

Manuscript Writing

Lisa Chamberlain-James

Medical Communications/Writing for Patients

Namrata Upadhyay

Medical Devices

Evguenia Alechine

My First Medical Writing

Anuradha Alahari

News from the EMA

Laura Kehoe

Out on Our Own

Tiziana von Bruchhausen


Jennifer Morris

Regulatory Matters

Sam Hamilton

Regulatory Public Disclosure

Claire Gudex

Teaching Medical Writing

Kimi Uegaki

The Crofter: Sustainable Communications

Jennifer Bell / Louisa Marcombes

Veterinary Writing

Editors Emeritus

Elise Langdon-Neuner

Phil Leventhal

Lay out Designer

Chris Monk