Medical and Scientific Writing Blog

Recommended Reading: 3 articles with tips for medical writing tips in English.

Recommended Reading: 3 articles with tips for medical writing tips in English.

Top ten tips for Portuguese speakers. This is an excellent article which covers aspects common to many other Latin based languages.   A Clarity Clinic for Surgical Writing. While this article does focus on surgery, it includes excellent advice regarding sentence structure, jargon, humane word choice and more.   Medical…

Sentence Structure

Sentence Structure

Sentence structure can make or break your writing. While you may be able to communicate perfectly when speaking, writing is a different skill and requires extra attention to structure. Poor sentence structure leads to awkward sounding sentences, childish and disjointed writing, or long confusing and difficult to read prose. There…

Revising and Editing Medical Documents

Revising and Editing Medical Documents

Revising and Editing a Medical Document is just as important, if not more important, than the original draft. It can change an average document into an excellent one. However, it is an aspect often overlooked by doctors and scientists. Many consider revising and editing a once over of a draft,…

5 common errors in English

5 common errors in English

Let’s start with a few basics. While you may know these rules, they are common mistakes and very easy to make. Even small errors such as these can impact how someone views your work and the impression of professionalism and expertise you give. Reviewing the basics will help avoid these…

Keep it simple – Word choice, Sentence structure, and Paragraphs

Keep it simple – Word choice, Sentence structure, and Paragraphs

Part of science and research is the ability to communicate research effectively to a wide audience. Writing well is essential to the job and the associated skills should be invested in. Even for the more experienced researchers, it´s often good to go back to the basics, reassess our own writing…