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TeX and medicine

Elizabeth Dearborn


The elegance and precision of TeX make it a good choice for printed materials in the field of medicine. This article describes my adventures in teaching myself enough about TeX to successfully produce a non-standard medical reference book.

Elizabeth Dearborn was a medical transcriptionist for many years. She changed careers to become a writer, typesetter, and webmaster. She has been using TeX since 2004. You can reach Elizabeth at

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