Medical Practice

Medical English for Finnish Doctors

Br Med J 1974; 1 doi: (Published 30 March 1974) Cite this as: Br Med J 1974;1:627
  1. Y. Collan,
  2. S. P. Lock,
  3. D. A. Pyke,
  4. W. F. Whimster


    Courses in medical editing and medical English are relatively new and infrequent. We have now provided seven of them for Finnish doctors who wished to publish their work in English, to present papers in English to conferences, to work in English-speaking countries—or who wanted to improve their knowledge of the language. Although such courses should be tailored to individual needs, most participants seem to have found them helpful, particularly the sessions spent in the language laboratories. We suggest that courses in medical English might be useful for both medical students and postgraduate doctors outside English-speaking countries.

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