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Black's medical dictionary

Author: Gordon Macpherson, MB.
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 40th edView all editions and formats
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Contains a comprehensive encyclopedic dictionary with over five thousand definitions and descriptions of medical terms and concepts, over one hundred diagrams and drawings, and sixteen pages of color illustrations.
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Genre/Form: Dictionary
Dictionaries
Dictionnaires anglais
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Macpherson, MB.
ISBN: 0810849844 9780810849846
OCLC Number: 55602443
Notes: This edition originally published in Great Britain in 2002 by A & C Black Publishers Limited.
Description: 733 pages, 16 pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Dictionary --
Appendices: Basic first aid --
Addresses: sources of information, advice, support, and self help --
Travel and health --
Common medical tests and procedures --
Vitamins --
Measurements in science --
Health economics: overview, OECD health expenditure and EU methods of health-care financing --
National Health Service --
Statutory organizations --
Professional organizations --
Some international organizations --
Health-policy research organizations --
Complementary and alternative medicine.
Other Titles: Medical dictionary
Responsibility: edited by Gordon Macpherson.

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Contains a comprehensive encyclopedic dictionary with over five thousand definitions and descriptions of medical terms and concepts, over one hundred diagrams and drawings, and sixteen pages of color illustrations.

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