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Volume 31 No 1
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3 RESEARCH
Ghostwriting Prevalence Among AMWA and EMWA Members (2005 to 2014)
Cindy W. Hamilton and Adam Jacobs
 
12 Meta-analyses: Merits, Limitations, and Application of the PRISMA Statement
M. Denise Daley
 
PRACTICAL MATTERS
20 Ensuring an Effective Quality Control Process
Lima Chutkan
 
24 What Medical Writers Should Know About Drug Access/Reimbursement in the United States and Preparation of AMCP Dossiers
Linda L. Rice and Jessie Wolfe Galson
 
28 YOUR STATS REFRESHER!
Confidence Intervals
Thomas M. Schindler
 
30 SOCIAL MEDIA
Tips for Searching Social Media
Cynthia L. Kryder
 
32 CONFERENCE PREVIEW
New for 2016: AMWA’s Medical Writing & Communication Conference
Yeshi Mikyas
 
34 AMWA NEWS
From the President
Stephen N. Palmer
 
AMWA’s First Class of Certified Medical Writers
 
In Memoriam: Guy Whitehead, PhD, 1920–2016
Flo Witte
 
Past Presidents of AMWA Remember Guy Whitehead
 
AMWA Education Now Includes AMWA Online Learning
Kristina Wasson-Blader
 
BOOK REVIEWS
The Malaria Project: The U.S. Government’s Secret Mission to Find a Miracle Cure
Reviewed by Karen Potvin Klein
 
After You Hear It’s Cancer: A Guide to Navigating the Difficult Journey Ahead
Reviewed by Nicole M. Van Hoey
 
Health Trackers: How Technology Is Helping Us Monitor and Improve Our Health
Reviewed by Ananya De
 
42 FREELANCE FORUM
Brian Bass, Melissa L. Bogen, Lori De Milto, Cathryn D. Evans, Elizabeth L. Smith, and Ruwaida Vakil
 
Do you specialize in freelance medical writing in any particular way, such as by therapeutic area, industry, or types of projects?
 
Is it easier to find business if you are a freelance medical editor or a freelance medical writer?
 
What tips to do you have for a new freelance trying to build a portfolio of samples?
 
46 IN THE SERVICE OF GOOD WRITING
What Does Therefore Mean?
Laurie Endicott Thomas
 
48 CALENDAR OF MEETINGS
 
ONLINE EXCLUSIVES
Appendix 1 and 2 for “Meta-analyses: Merits, Limitations, and Application of the PRISMA Statement”
 
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