Medical Writing Statistics

Volume 25, Issue 3 - Statistics

September 2016


Statistics for medical writers

President's Message

President's Message



Feature Articles

History of biostatistics

The illusion of certainty and the certainty of illusion

Never P alone: The value of estimates and confidence intervals

A medical writer's guide to meta-analysis

Study design made easy

Statistical analyses and methods in the published literature: The SAMPL guidelines

How to interpret and report the results from multivariable analyses

Biostatistics and medical writing: Synergy in preparing clinical trials documents

Best friends forever: A pattern of collaboration between medical writers and biostatisticians within the Russian CRO

Where have all the UK entry level pharmaceutical regulatory medical writing jobs gone?

News from the EMA

News from the EMA

Regular Sections

Journal Watch

In the Bookstores

The Webscout

Good Writing Practice

Medical Communications

Getting Your Foot in the Door

Lingua Franca and Beyond

Gained in Translation

Teaching Medical Writing

Profile: An interview with Professor Peter Jüni on methodology and statistics in scientific manuscripts

Out On Our Own

Out On Our Own


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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