Medical Writing Visual Communications Medical illustration in the 21st century and beyond

Volume 29, Issue 1 - Visual Communications

Medical illustration in the 21st century and beyond

Abstract

This paper provides an overview of contemporary medical illustration; the role of the modern medical illustrator is examined, including who they are likely to work for and with, as well as the range of media and technology employed. The various applications of medical illustration are described with a focus on looking at how these are likely to change and develop in the near future.

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