Mosby's Medical Dictionary / Edition 8

Mosby's Medical Dictionary / Edition 8

by Mosby
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323052908

ISBN-13: 9780323052900

Pub. Date: 12/04/2008

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

So much more than just a bestselling dictionary, Mosby’s Medical Dictionary, 9th Edition is a one-stop reference to help you make sense of the complex world of health care. It features over 56,000 authoritative definitions, quick-reference appendixes, a color atlas of the human body, and more than 2,450 full-color illustrations -

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So much more than just a bestselling dictionary, Mosby’s Medical Dictionary, 9th Edition is a one-stop reference to help you make sense of the complex world of health care. It features over 56,000 authoritative definitions, quick-reference appendixes, a color atlas of the human body, and more than 2,450 full-color illustrations - nearly three times more than any other dictionary available - making it an indispensable reference for health care consumers and professionals alike.


• UNIQUE! More than 2,450 color photographs and line drawings
demonstrate and explain complex conditions and abstract concepts.
• Over 56,000 comprehensive, authoritative, high-quality definitions
include expanded definitions for selected entries, particularly major diseases, disorders, and procedures.
• A Color Atlas of Human Anatomy
contains 43 pages of clearly labeled drawings for easy A&P review and reference.
• Quick-reference appendixes
offer quick access to useful reference information, such as commonly used abbreviations, language translation guides, American sign language, and more.
• A strict, common-sense alphabetical organization
with no subentries makes it easy to find key terms and definitions.


• NEW!
Over 300 new and updated illustrations visually clarify key definitions and reflect current health care practice and equipment.
• NEW! Approximately 11,000 new and revised definitions
reflect the latest developments in health care.
• NEW! Editor Marie O’Toole, EdD, RN, FAAN
lends her expertise to this new edition, reviewing and revising all definitions and assembling a team of leading consultants and contributors.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323052900
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/04/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
2056
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.90(d)

Table of Contents

Color Atlas of Human Anatomy

Definitions A-Z

Illustration Credits

Appendixes (Endsheets)

  1. American Sign Language and Manual Communication
  2. Common Abbreviations Used in Writing Prescriptions
  3. Spanish-French-English Equivalents of Commonly Used Medical Terms and Phrases
  4. Commonly Used Abbreviations
  5. The Joint Commission Do Not Use List

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