Dictionary of Orthopedic Terminology

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In the style of Triad's popular Dictionary of Eye Terminology, here are 5,000 of the most frequently used terms and phrases associated with the bones and muscles, and 500 abbreviations and acronyms in a separate section. Definitions are in "plain English" so everyone can understand them. SPECIAL FEATURES include:
• mini-definitions within definitions (you don't need to chase down a cross-reference)
• phonetic pronounciations
• and actual misspellings in the alphabetical listings, so you don't need to spell a word correctly to find it.
• Pocket size, for easy use. An important time-saver and educational tool for:
• medical secretaries, receptionists, administrative assistants
• sales reps
• insurance companies
• court reporters, attorneys
• transcriptionists
• nurses
• physician's assistants
• billing, coding, and insurance personnel
• residents and students in orthopedics, sports medicine, chiropractic, physical therapy, rehabilitative medicine programs

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Reviewer: Riad Barmada, MD (University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine)
Description: This is a small dictionary of names and terminology related to the musculoskeletal system.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide a reference for terminology used in orthopedic surgery.
Audience: The audience includes physicians in general and other healthcare personnel such as nurses and secretaries.
Features: The first few pages include illustrations of the musculoskeletal system, followed by an alphabetical list of names, phrases, and abbreviations commonly used in the practice of orthopedic surgery.
Assessment: This dictionary will be of help to medical students, nurses, secretaries, transcriptionists, and billing personnel involved in medical records and billing.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780937404690
  • Publisher: Triad Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 8/1/2008
  • Pages: 222

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