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Data presentation and visual literacy in medicine and science

Author: Doig Simmonds; Linda Reynolds
Publisher: London : Butterworth-Heinemann, 1994.
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This practical guide to professional presentations is for healthcare professionals involved in writing papers or books and in presenting data in an understandable way. The authors begin with the  Read more...

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Simmonds, Doig.
Data presentation and visual literacy in medicine and science.
London : Butterworth-Heinemann, 1994
(OCoLC)604116850
Online version:
Simmonds, Doig.
Data presentation and visual literacy in medicine and science.
London : Butterworth-Heinemann, 1994
(OCoLC)609239696
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Doig Simmonds; Linda Reynolds
ISBN: 0750609826 9780750609821
OCLC Number: 31941872
Description: 192 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: FULL CONTENTS: Introduction: who is this book for? what is this book about? why is this book needed? design principles; Form and function; Apple Mac and Power PC; The workplace; Choosing your computer system and software: finding out what's available; The vital statistics of computers; Memory; Hardware; Peripherals; Mouse; Printers; General software for the scientist; Purchasing; Training; Working methods: basic procedure; Naming; Filing; Storage; Security; Principles of layout and typography: why is design important? what is good design? purpose, audience and mode of use; Legibility and readability; Page size; Binding methods; Margins; The anatomy of type; Justified versus flush-left setting; Line spacing; The grid; Using type and space to show the structure of text: spatial and typographic 'cueing'; Paragraphs; Listed points; Parallel text; Emphasis in text; Headings; Tables; Illustrations; The bibliography; Notes; The contents list; The index; Headers, footers and page numbers; Preliminary pages; The cover; Page make-up; Designing in colour: the dimensions of colour; Additive and subtractive colour mixing; Colour on the computer screen; Creating hard copy in colour; Specifying colours; Colour and legibility; Using colour on slides and OHPs; Using colour on paper; Colour for emphasis; Colour in diagrams, charts and graphs; Diagrams and general drawing tips: new ways of thinking; How computers draw images; Various images; Area measurement; The Scrapbook; Style sheet; Charts and graphs: anatomy of a good graph; Artwork for overhead projection: designing; Basic techniques; Artwork for posters: designing; Methods of manufacture; Designing for projection: planning; Designing; Preparing; Cine or video; Problems; Preparing manuscripts for camera-ready copy or disc: planning; Word-processing text as final output; Word-processing as a prelude to page make-up; Page make-up; Tables; Illustrations; Printing; Care of artwork; Working comfort, health and insurance: working comfort; General environment; Precautio
Other Titles: Data presentation & visual literacy in medicine & science
Responsibility: Doig Simmonds, Linda Reynolds.
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