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A Dying Art: Whatever Happened to Handwriting?

Ashleigh Holmes While writing a previous essay on the history and potential future of scripts, I raised the issue of no longer having standardized scripts and facing a world where digital technology makes handwriting less of a priority. The future … Continue reading

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Modern-day Scribes: The Role of Medical Transcriptionists in Healthcare

Julie Maseka In the fast paced and ever-changing field of healthcare a group of dedicated individuals are keeping the medieval tradition of scribes alive. These people are called medical transcriptionists and their role is to document important medical information from … Continue reading

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