ISBN-10:
0931431158
ISBN-13:
9780931431159
Pub. Date:
01/15/2011
Publisher:
Davis, Neil M. Associates
Medical Abbreviations: 32,000 Conveniences at the Expense of Communicationa and Safety / Edition 15

Medical Abbreviations: 32,000 Conveniences at the Expense of Communicationa and Safety / Edition 15

by Davis Associates

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ISBN-13: 9780931431159
Publisher: Davis, Neil M. Associates
Publication date: 01/15/2011
Pages: 424
Sales rank: 199,803
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface The Internet Version: Why Use It and How to Access It vii

Chapter 1 Introduction 1

Chapter 2 Dangerous, Contradictory, and/or Ambiguous Abbreviations 5

Chapter 3 A Healthcare Controlled Vocabulary 15

Chapter 4 How Medical Writers, Editors, and Health Professionals Can Help Control the Proliferation of Health-Related Abbreviations 21

Chapter 5 Medical Abbreviation Primer 25

Chapter 6 Lettered and Numbered Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Slang 29

Chapter 7 Symbols and Greek Letters

Symbols 351

Greek Letters 352

Chapter 8 Tables, Lists, and Conversions

Numbers and Letters for Teeth 355

Laboratory Panels 356

Shorthand for Laboratory Test Values 357

Obstetrical Shorthand 357

Reflex Gradations 357

Muscle Strength Gradations 357

Pulse Strength Gradations 358

Heart Murmur Gradations 358

Tonsil Size Gradations 358

Grades of Severity of Knee Arthritis (arthroscopic) 358

Metric Prefixes 358

Kilograms/Pounds Conversions 359

Fahrenheit/Centigrade Conversions 359

Apothecary Symbols 360

Chapter 9 Cross-Referenced List of Generic and Brand Drug Names 361

Chapter 10 National Normal Adult Laboratory Values

Blood, Plasma, or Serum 411

Urine 414

Drug Levels 415

Book and Internet Version Reorder and Pricing Information 417

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