Medical Writing Writing for Lay Audiences In the Bookstores

Volume 24, Issue 4 - Writing for Lay Audiences

In the Bookstores


Statistical Thinking for Non-Statisticians in Drug Regulation (Second Edition)

By John Wiley & Sons, 2014. ISBN: 978-1-118-47094-7 (hardcover).
59.99 GBP. 368 pages.


Writing for Science Journals: Tips, Tricks, and a Learning Plan

By Geoff Hart , Diaskeuasis Publishing, 2014, ISBN: 978-1-927972-01-4 (paperback).
22.00 GBP. 639 pages.



Writing for lay audiences
President's Message
Writing for lay audiences: A challenge for scientists
Patient education accessibility
Legislation and the lay audience: Challenges of communicating benefit and risk in the light of new regulations
Medical writing for two audiences – The RMP public summary
Layperson summaries of clinical trial results: Useful resources in the vacuum of regulatory guidance
Package leaflets for medication in the EU: The possibility of integrating patients’ perspectives in a regulated genre?
What do writers need to know about user testing?
Medical journalism: Another way to write about science
Elements of storytelling in medical journalism
A stroll through the medical blogosphere
Writing narrative style literature reviews
News from the EMA
Profile: An interview with Laura Carolina Collada Ali: On the peculiarities of working for independent research organisations
The Webscout
In the Bookstores
Regulatory Writing
Lingua Franca and Beyond
Gained in Translation
English Grammar and Style
Out On Our Own

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