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This study examines how a technical writing team managed the transition to single-source documentation

The team divided content about cardiac devices into hundreds of “topics” that could be repurposed for manuals

The transition to single-sourcing yielded high quality documentation but required complex document review processes

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: November 1, 2008

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  • Technical Communication, the Society's journal, publishes articles about the practical application of technical communication theory and serves as a common arena for discussion by practitioners. Technical Communication includes both quantitative and qualitative research while showcasing the work of some of the field's most noteworthy writers. Among its most popular features are the helpful book reviews. Technical Communication is published quarterly and is free with membership.
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