Medical Writing Software for Medical Writers Getting more out of PowerPoint®

Volume 23, Issue 1 - Software for Medical Writers

Getting more out of PowerPoint®


PowerPoint® is unavoidable in today's society. It is equally loved and hated. Although it is ubiquitous, many users of the program fail to understand why their presentations are not achieving the desired effects. The answer to this lies in part with the information summarising function that is central to PowerPoint. In addition, users are often unaware of keyboard shortcuts which would help them to improve the flow of their own presentations. There are free alternatives to PowerPoint as well as very professional templates available online which may also help to improve presentation styles.

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In this issue of Medical Writing
Message from the President
EMWA social media team
News from the EMA
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
English Grammar and Style
Regulatory Writing
The Webscout
Medical Communications
In the Bookstores
Manuscript Writing
Out On Our Own

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