Stedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing / Edition 7

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Overview


Featuring more than 56,000 entries, this thoroughly updated Seventh Edition contains the medical terminology used in more than 30 of today's fastest growing health profession areas—plus comprehensive inclusion of entries suited for the nursing field. The book includes 1,000 enriched color images and photographs, a glossy insert with detailed images by Anatomical Chart Company, more than 65 appendices, and cut thumb tabs for quick A-to-Z reference. More than 70 leading consultants from health professions and nursing contributed to the enhancements of this edition.
 
Also included with the purchase is a free one-year subscription to Stedman's Online:  Stedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing, which includes all the content from the print dictionary, as well as access to 5,600 images, more than 48,000 audio pronunciations, and 48 live action videos; along with a free version of Stedman's Plus Medical/Pharmaceutical Spellchecker (a $99.00 value).
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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Steven K. Hamick, BIS, RCP, RRT (William Beaumont Hospitals)
Description: This is the seventh edition of a definitive, comprehensive medical dictionary for both healthcare students and professionals. It updates the 2008 edition.
Purpose: "From its 1833 beginnings as Dunglison's New Dictionary of Medical Science and Literature, Stedman's has continued its focus on providing current, comprehensive, highly-vetted, and accurate content. "
Audience: The audience includes students, educators, and practitioners. An exhaustive list of over 70 consultants provides expertise.
Features: The seventh edition has grown to more than 56,000 terms and approximately 1,000 illustrations. Images have been reviewed and revised, and international content and British spellings for appropriate terms are included. The appendix section is extensive, containing units of measure, abbreviations, physical terminology, infection control, reference values, BMI, assessment & care, drug information, diet and nutrition, and professional information (organizations, titles/degrees), etc. Packaged with the dictionary is the Stedman's Plus Medical/Pharmaceutical Spellchecker CD-ROM. Purchasers of this book also will receive one year of free access to Stedman's Online, a website that includes five content sets of Stedman's family of dictionaries.
Assessment: This is an outstanding dictionary.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781608316922
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 4/21/2011
  • Edition description: Seventh, Standard Illustrated Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 2439
  • Sales rank: 131,020
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 2.70 (d)

Table of Contents


 
  • Stedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing at a glance
  • A Message from the Publisher
  • Reviewers
  • Consultants to the Stedman's Dictionaries
  • Illustration Index
  • Illustration Sources
  • Artwork Credits
  • A-Z Vocabulary
  • Anatomical Chart Company Anatomy Atlas
  • Image insert Contents to the Appendices
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