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Medical Writer

Tools of the Trade

Industrial strength word-processing program

Spreadsheets (lots of) dictionaries, among them: Medical Dictionary of Regulatory Activities (MedDRA); World Health Organization Drug Dictionary (WHO Drug); and Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC database)

Innumerable style guides, such as: AMA Manual of Style, Chicago Manual of Style, "eccentricities of a sponsor's style"