E. J. H.
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That Dr. Morris Fishbein wrote a 200-odd page book called Medical Writing3 implies the existence of a literary craft called medical writing. In his Preface we read that his book "represents a gradual evolution of theory and practice on medical writing" during his editorship of Journal of the American Medical Association, a statement suggesting that "medical writing" is not an ordinary method of writing used in the conveyance of medical information. But if it is a method unique to clinical medicine and the medical sciences, what is the method? His Introduction mentions the "importance of preparing a . . .
H. EJ. Medical Writing: What Is It, How Do You Do It?: A Review of Scientific Writing for Graduate Students1 and Scientific Writing2. Ann Intern Med. ;71:220–223. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-71-1-220
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;71(1):220-223.
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