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Elsevier Health Sciences
Medical Language Instant Translator / Edition 3

Medical Language Instant Translator / Edition 3

by Davi-Ellen Chabner BA, MAT


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Medical Language Instant Translator / Edition 3

Your on-the-spot translator for complex medical terminology!

When you need to know what a medial term means—anytime and anywhere—turn to the Medical Language Instant Translator! This handy pocket companion equips you to…

    quickly translate medical terms into everyday English, and translate everyday English into medical language.
  • understand commonly encountered diagnostic tests and procedures
  • identify the top 100 prescription drugs and their uses.
  • recognize the top 100 principal diagnoses and associated procedures.
  • Inside, you'll also find common medical abbreviations, plurals, acronyms…a quick-reference, full-color anatomy orientation guide…and many other convenient features.

    Carry the Medical Language Instant Translator wherever you go—so you'll never be at a loss for words!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781416034858
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 02/09/2007
Edition description: REV
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 4.00(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

The Language of Medicine
How to Analyze Medical Terms
Glossary of Word Parts Used in Medical Terminology
   Word Parts to English
   English to Word Parts
Definitions of Diagnostic Tests and Procedures
  Radiology, Ultrasound, and Imaging Procedures
  Nuclear Medicine Scans
  Clinical Procedures
  Laboratory Tests

Useful Information
Acronyms for Selected Health Care Organizations, Associations, and Agencies
Professional Designations for Health Care Providers
The Top 100 Principal Diagnoses and Associated Principal Procedures
The Top 100 Prescription Drugs (Listed Alphabetically)
Normal Hematological Reference Values and Implications of Abnormal Results
Cell Counts
Coagulation Tests
Red Blood Cell Tests
Serum Tests

Body Systems Illustrations
Index of Body Systems Illustrations
The Cardiovascular System (Aorta and Major Arteries)
The Cardiovascular System (Heart)
The Digestive System
The Ear
The Endocrine System
The Eye
The Integumentary System
The Lymphatic System
The Nervous System
The Reproductive System, Female
The Reproductive System, Male
The Respiratory System
The Skeletal System
The Urinary System

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Medical Language Instant Translator 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
beloved_kris More than 1 year ago
As a medical student this book is great for a quick referance guide. I use this book almost everyday. Great for anyone in the medical field.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago