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Today it is difficult to find a medical article that is not blemished by one or more of the following—medical jargon, verbosity, technical superfluities, misspelling, repetitiousness or "verbicide." This little book will help to eliminate these and other flaws and should sharpen the critical faculties of would-be writers.
The question of medical writing presents an unfortunate paradox. The powers controlling the policies of medical departments are often stridently insistent that their protégés give birth to a steady stream of publications. Yet how many of them allot time in their curricula for much-needed instruction in the gentle art of writing? The
℞ for Medical Writing:. Ann Intern Med. ;36:1358–1359. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-36-5-1358
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1952;36(5):1358-1359.
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