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Williams, Diana, 1957-

Writing skills in practice : a practical guide for health professionals / Diana Williams.
London ; Philadelphia, PA : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2002.
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Descript1 online resource (321 pages) : illustrations
Bibliog.Includes bibliographical references (pages 316-319) and index.
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ContentsWriting Skills in Practice: A Practical Guide for Health Professionals; Contents; Introduction; The Nature of Written Communication; Communicating Effectively through the Written Word; Part One: Writing for Clinical Practice; 1 Purpose of Written Material; 2 How to Record Information; 3 The Legal Framework; Clinical Skills in Context:; 4 Record Keeping; 5 Letters and Reports; 6 Information Leaflets For Clients; Part Two: Writing for Teaching and Learning; 7 Writing as an Aid to Learning; 8 Preparing Materials for Teaching; Teaching and Learning Skills in Context:; 9 Note-taking; 10 Essays.
11 Assessment12 Dissertations; 13 Research Projects; Part Three: Writing for Publication; 14 Developing an Idea; 15 Managing Your Time Effectively; 16 Determining Your Style; 17 Getting the Best Out of Your Personal Computer; 18 Presenting Your Work; 19 Protecting Your Rights; Publication Skills in Context:; 20 Journal Articles; 21 Books; 22 Articles for the Media; References; Index.
SummaryThis book presents an overview of the development of writing skills for both students and practitioners in health care, offering information on all the main areas of writing practice in one volume. Clearly laid out with summary points, practical activities and checklists, it makes relevant information accessible for the busy health professional.
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SubjectMedical writing.
Communication in medicine.
General Practice.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Technical Writing.
Communication in medicine. (OCoLC)fst00870205
Medical writing. (OCoLC)fst01014798
GenreElectronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN1417505109 (electronic bk.)
9781417505104 (electronic bk.)
9781853026492 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
1853026492 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
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