Overview

The second edition of this concise, practical and easily accessible book aims to provide a basic framework for all health care professionals and trainees to give a competent presentation. How to Present at Meetings has been fully revised, offering advice on skills such as how to prepare presentations of varying lengths (10, 20, 45 minutes) and how to work with Powerpoint, complemented by entertaining chapters such as the hilarious 'How Not to ...
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How to Present at Meetings

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Overview

The second edition of this concise, practical and easily accessible book aims to provide a basic framework for all health care professionals and trainees to give a competent presentation. How to Present at Meetings has been fully revised, offering advice on skills such as how to prepare presentations of varying lengths (10, 20, 45 minutes) and how to work with Powerpoint, complemented by entertaining chapters such as the hilarious 'How Not to Give a Presentation' by Richard Smith.

With well known contributors from medical academic and media backgrounds, this book is the ideal companion for healthcare professionals, clinical researchers and anyone making presentations.

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Editorial Reviews

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“The experienced speaker can get away with ignoring some of the points suggested, but this is a book that should be read by everyone called upon to give a talk and I cannot recommend it too highly.” (Chromatographia, 1 August 2013)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781119962106
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/5/2011
  • Series: HOW - How To
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 1,140,986
  • File size: 364 KB

Meet the Author

George M. Hall, Professor of Anaesthesia, St George’s, University of London, UK
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Table of Contents

List of contributors, vii

Preface to the third edition, ix

Preface to the second edition, xi

Preface to the first edition, xiii

Foreword:Wogan's wisdom: how to ‘read’ an audience, xv
Sir Terry Wogan

Chapter 1: Principles of communication, 1
Angela Hall and Peter McCrorie

Chapter 2: Preparation of the talk, 9
Mal Morgan and George M. Hall

Chapter 3: The three talks, 17
Mal Morgan and George M. Hall

Chapter 4: Visual aids, 25
George M. Hall

Chapter 5: Poster displays, 35
Philip M. Sedgwick

Chapter 6: Data projection software: the hard facts, 41
William Harrop-Griffiths

Chapter 7: How to appear on stage, 51
Alan Maryon-Davis

Chapter 8: How to sell a message, 57
Martin Godfrey

Chapter 9: How to present a talk, 63
Charlotte Green

Chapter 10: How to deal with questions, 67
Sir Alexander Macara

Chapter 11: How not to give a presentation, 75
Richard Smith

Chapter 12: How to chair a session, 81
Roger Horton

Index, 87

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