Bantam Medical Dictionary, Fifth Edition

Bantam Medical Dictionary, Fifth Edition

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The completely revised and expanded fifth edition of THE BANTAM MEDICAL DICTIONARY maintains its position as the essential medical reference for consumers, clearly defining more than 11,000 medical terms and concepts in all the major medical and surgical specialities. Compiled and written by a team of over forty doctors, this accessible guide features clear writing,…  See more details below

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The completely revised and expanded fifth edition of THE BANTAM MEDICAL DICTIONARY maintains its position as the essential medical reference for consumers, clearly defining more than 11,000 medical terms and concepts in all the major medical and surgical specialities. Compiled and written by a team of over forty doctors, this accessible guide features clear writing, more than 150 labeled line drawings, and cross-referencing for easy use.

The fifth edition includes:

*New entries on specialties such as genetic testing, genetic diseases and congenital disorders
*Cross-references between generic and brand names for the most commonly prescribed drugs, and the latest on disease-specific drugs for treating cancer, AIDS and HIV, diabetes; anti-inflammatories, antidepressants, glaucoma, and many others
*New and updated entries on illnesses and diseases such as SARS, West Nile fever, syndrome X, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, etc.
*Pub history: First Bantam edition in 10/82; revised in 3/90; 3/96; 4/00


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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307567178
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/22/2009
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
736
Sales rank:
561,988
File size:
7 MB

Meet the Author

Under the direction of the Editors of Market House Books, a distinguished team of forty doctors, specialists, and medical writers have contributed to this fine reference.


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Bantam Medical Dictionary 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I'm a second year student studying to be a medical assistant and the Bantam Medical Dictionary is a reliable source of information. I would recommend this book to any medical student
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good
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