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How to Present at Meetings

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This practical and easily accessible book aims to provide a basic framework for all health care professionals and trainees to give a competent presentation. Now in its second edition, How to Present at Meetings has been fully revised and covers all aspects of presenting – from the timed presentation to dealing with difficult questions.

Contents include:

  • Principles of communication
  • Preparation of the talk
  • The three talks – 5, 15, and 45 minutes
  • Visual aids
  • Computer-generated slides: how to make a mess with Power Point
  • How to appear on stage
  • How to sell a message
  • How to present a talk
  • How to deal with questions
  • How not to give a presentation
  • How to chair a session

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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“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: 1,293,281
  • 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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