documentation

(redirected from Technical writer)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

documentation

 [dok″u-men-ta´shun]
written notations in a patient's record. in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as recording of pertinent patient data in a clinical record.

documentation

EBM
All records in any form—including written, electronic, magnetic and optical, scans, X-rays, EKGs, etc.—that describe or record the methods, conduct and/or results of a clinical trial, the factors affecting the study, and any actions taken during the trial’s performance.

documentation

Medical practice The creation of a formal record, especially those that record Pt-physician contacts with dates–and often times and 'document' various aspects of Pt management; in certain types of Pt care–eg, cosmetic surgery, photographs are used as documentation of such interactions. See Defensive medicine, Forensic documentation, Medical documentation, Photodocumentation.

doc·u·men·ta·tion

(dokyū-mĕn-tāshŭn)
A written record of information.
References in periodicals archive ?
Another skill a good technical writer must have is an eye for pleasing graphic design.
Grimstead is a technical writer for Sun Microsystems, Inc., in Southeast Florida.
All you really need to be a technical writer are good writing skills and elementary knowledge of computer lingo such as, the difference between hardware and software," she notes.
Greenman retired in 2007 from Intel Corporation, where he was a senior consulting technical writer. Earlier in his career, he was a technical writer for Digital Equipment Corporation, Compaq and Hewlett-Packard.
Act Well Thy Part: Performing Technical Writer and Engineer
Posey is a technical writer, consultant and former network administrator at Fort Knox, and he uses clear and jargon-free language to describe installation procedures, management console features, security scans, the analysis of scan results, the use of ReportPack, audits and inventories and patch management.
McFedries, a technical writer and Windows expert who has written about 60 computer books, provides a guide for IT professionals and power, business, small business, and home users to specific features, hacks, and techniques used with Windows 7.
Tracey Pilone is a freelance technical writer and licensed civil engineer.

Full browser ?