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Dictionary of medical terms

Author: Mikel A Rothenberg; Rebecca E Sell; Charles F Chapman
Publisher: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's Educational Series, ©2013.
Series: Barron's medical guide.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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Although written primarily as a home reference guide, Barron's Dictionary of Medical Terms has been valued, used, and highly praised by medical instructors, student nurses, and others in the healthcare professions. This expanded and updated edition clearly and concisely describes medical terms in language that the layman can understand. Thousands of terms and definitions cover-- Descriptions of diseases and their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionary
Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mikel A Rothenberg; Rebecca E Sell; Charles F Chapman
ISBN: 9780764147586 0764147587
OCLC Number: 777130412
Description: viii, 706 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: Table of abbreviations --
Pronunciation key --
Alphabetical listing --
Appendices --
Overview of the human body --
Major organ systems --
Positional and directional terms --
Tables of weights and measures --
Common abbreviations used in medicine --
Naming operations --
Table of important elements --
Table of vitamins --
Table of managed care terms --
Table of commonly prescribed drugs : trade names --
Table of commonly prescribed drugs : generic names --
Table of over-the-counter (OTC) medications --
Table of complementary and alternative medicine terms --
Common herbal medicines --
Some herbal medications supported by recent medical data --
Potential interactions of herbs in selected medical conditions --
Potential interactions of herbs and selected medications --
How to find more medical information.
Series Title: Barron's medical guide.
Responsibility: Rebecca E. Sell, Mikel A. Rothenberg, Charles F. Chapman.

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Although written primarily as a home reference guide, Barron's Dictionary of Medical Terms has been valued, used, and highly praised by medical instructors, student nurses, and others in the healthcare professions. This expanded and updated edition clearly and concisely describes medical terms in language that the layman can understand. Thousands of terms and definitions cover-- Descriptions of diseases and their symptoms First-aid procedures Human anatomy and body parts Dentistry Medications and their applications Instructive tables covering important elements, vitamins, trade and generic names of commonly prescribed drugs, and much more Many terms are supplemented with instructive line illustrations. Readers are also guided by extensive cross references.

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