B – Plain English in medical writing

Reeves A. Time to make it shorter: plain English in our context. Medical Writing 2015;24(1):4-8
(doi: 10.1179/2047480614Z.000000000268)

This article explores the relevance of George Orwell’s six rules for clear writing, that he published in 1946, to medical writing. It makes recommendations how to apply them, and adds further rules to contribute to plain English.