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Re: Technical Writing in the Medical Device Industry
Subject:Re: Technical Writing in the Medical Device Industry From:Milan DavidoviÄ <milan -dot- lists -at- gmail -dot- com> To:Naomi L Burnett <burn1729 -at- fredonia -dot- edu> Date:Sat, 20 Feb 2016 11:32:40 -0500
The point KAM made about recognizing others made me think: you've
walked into an organization that was already running. So, when it
comes to product lifecycles, what is there to do and who's doing it?
Where does your job description fit in? Map it all out (explicitly) to
see what's there. That should be a good start.
Sent from my Commercial Visible 6
On Thu, Feb 18, 2016 at 8:49 AM, Naomi L Burnett <burn1729 -at- fredonia -dot- edu> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Do you have any suggestions of books, blogs, or other resources that would
> help a beginning tech writer in the medical device industry?
> To give you a little background (if it will help), I began a job as a tech
> writer in the medical device industry a few months ago at a very small
> company. I'm new to everything about this job; I have my Master's Degree in
> English Literature, and this is my first tech writing experience.
> So far, on the job, I've written a draft of the quality manual (using
> general Internet research, a retracted FDA manual on quality systems that
> my boss saved, and of course 21 C.F.R. part 820). I'm now working on the
> standard operating procedures for the quality system and researching how to
> write a 510(k) for a new product.
> I would love any advice you experienced tech writers might have about tech
> writing in the medical device industry, and I would especially appreciate
> any titles of (or links to) research resources that might be of help for my
> Thank you so much!
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