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The Resource Health writer's handbook, Barbara Gastel

Health writer's handbook, Barbara Gastel

Label
Health writer's handbook
Title
Health writer's handbook
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Gastel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Health Writer's Handbook offers expert practical guidance to current or prospective health writers who wish to communicate effectively about medical subjects and to build a satisfying career in an expanding field. Like the writing process, this book begins with choosing topics. Author Barbara Gastel suggests ways of gathering and evaluating information before she moves on to the mechanics of crafting a piece. She addresses questions about technique, genres, sensitivity, and style, as well as presenting information on risk and ethical issues
Cataloging source
DLC
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Gastel, Barbara
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R119
LC item number
.G376 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
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  • Medical writing
  • Communication in medicine
  • Writing
  • Publishing
  • Vocational Guidance
Label
Health writer's handbook, Barbara Gastel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-217) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 4.
  • Researchers, Clinicians, Patients, and Others.
  • 5.
  • Online Resources
  • pt. II.
  • Preparing the Piece.
  • 6.
  • Evaluating Information.
  • 7.
  • Health-Writing Technique.
  • pt. I.
  • 8.
  • Genres of Health Writing.
  • 9.
  • Sensitivity and Style
  • pt. III.
  • Exploring Areas and Issues.
  • 10.
  • Covering Key Realms.
  • 11.
  • Presenting Risk.
  • Finding Topics and Information.
  • 12.
  • Ethical Issues
  • pt. IV.
  • Pursuing a Career.
  • 13.
  • Career Options.
  • 14.
  • Professional Organizations.
  • 15.
  • Educational Opportunities
  • 1.
  • Some Basics.
  • 2.
  • Books and Periodicals.
  • 3.
  • Government, Associations, and Other Institutions.
Control code
37705355
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 226 pages
Isbn
9780813821139
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
97042038
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Health writer's handbook, Barbara Gastel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-217) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 4.
  • Researchers, Clinicians, Patients, and Others.
  • 5.
  • Online Resources
  • pt. II.
  • Preparing the Piece.
  • 6.
  • Evaluating Information.
  • 7.
  • Health-Writing Technique.
  • pt. I.
  • 8.
  • Genres of Health Writing.
  • 9.
  • Sensitivity and Style
  • pt. III.
  • Exploring Areas and Issues.
  • 10.
  • Covering Key Realms.
  • 11.
  • Presenting Risk.
  • Finding Topics and Information.
  • 12.
  • Ethical Issues
  • pt. IV.
  • Pursuing a Career.
  • 13.
  • Career Options.
  • 14.
  • Professional Organizations.
  • 15.
  • Educational Opportunities
  • 1.
  • Some Basics.
  • 2.
  • Books and Periodicals.
  • 3.
  • Government, Associations, and Other Institutions.
Control code
37705355
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 226 pages
Isbn
9780813821139
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
97042038
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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