Making Word Clouds in Medicine

Word Clouds Can be Fun!

An example of the 'Heart' and some medications affiliated with it.

An example of the 'Heart' and some medications affiliated with it.

Why Use Word Clouds?

Sometimes its the visual aspect that can get the attention of the audience. Word clouds encapsulate an image with content that can build a picture and connection, and as such may be something for a mental reference later.

Word Clouds and Medicine

One aspect I have been playing with is using medications for certain diseases and outcomes associated in pharmacy. For instance, can bacteria be turned into clouds for the antimicrobial coverage? How about renal toxic drugs that can damage the kidney? I think there's plenty of opportunity, just a mater of making it.

Neat Software

For those looking for an easy way to do this, I recommend Wordify (available Here) on the Mac that can produce vectorized images for easy use in documents and presentations.