Scientific Presentations: The Canvas of Medical Industry

Ideas and knowledge will be of no value if not transferred and communicated with the right words and some creativity. If you do not want blank faces staring back at you, it is important to put your message simply and innovatively. Presentations are a powerful way of unveiling valuable information, scientific research, training peers, etc. and keeping the audience engaged at the same time. But what makes a scientific presentation weight heavier than any other? The value of a well-designed presentation is neglected in the medical world.

Medical Podcasts

Digitalization has recalibrated healthcare to new heights. It is imperative for healthcare professionals and medical students to stay abreast with scientific and clinical advancements, but ironically the rush hours of duty leave them very little room and time for it. Nevertheless, newer technological options have widened the windows to healthcare communications and one such innovation is the emergence of Podcasts.

Eight Ways to Improve Clarity in Medical Writing

Introduction to Medical Writing Medical writing involves producing clear, precise documents of high quality to effectively communicate scientific, medical, and clinical data to a wide range of target audiences. It also includes regulatory writing and medical communications.  With the constant advancements in clinical research, large amounts of data must be translated to target audiences such…

Role of a Medical Writer in Publication Documents

Background Writing is a medium of human communication to express one’s thinking in easily understandable but effective way. The strength of writing is displayed by its knowledge-transforming effects. Knowledge is vital at every stage of research-based endeavours in basic research, clinical research, drug development lifecycle, drug approvals, phases of clinical trials, and post-marketing research.  At…

Good Practices for Conference Abstracts and Presentation

Medicine is an ever-changing science. As new researches and clinical experience broaden our knowledge, changes in treatment, and drug therapy help in improvising patient care management. WHO describes research as being an imperative element for settling public health challenges – whether it be combating the diseases highly prevalent in developing countries, responding to the alarming…

Pharmacovigilance

The term ‘pharmacovigilance’ was coined in the mid 70’s by a group of French pharmacologists and toxicologists to describe the operations encouraging evaluation of the risks and side effects potentially associated with drug treatment.(1, 2)The World Health Organization (WHO) defines pharmacovigilance as, ‘the science and activities relating to the detection, assessment, understanding and prevention of…

Ghostwriting in Medical Literature

Ghostwriting in Medical Literature

With the advances in medical technology and innovations in field of medical sciences and drug development, there has been widespread increase in scientific research papers. These scientific papers not only add volume to the medical literature, but also greatly impact the decision making of doctors and regulatory authorities. Doctors might make decisions pertaining to treatment…