Concise Medical Dictionary by Elizabeth Martin

Concise Medical Dictionary

EditorElizabeth Martin

Paperback | June 19, 2015

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Written by a team of medical experts, this market-leading illustrated dictionary contains 12,400 authoritative entries covering all aspects of medical science. The text has been fully revised and updated for this new edition to reflect the very latest in medical knowledge and practice. Entriesare accessible and jargon-free and are complemented by over 145 illustrations and diagrams. This brand new edition includes over 450 new entries and features up-to-date coverage of public health medicine and general practice, drugs and pharmacology, endocrinology (particularly diabetology), and cardiology, amongst other specialist areas. Recommended web links are provided for many entries,accessible and kept up to date via the Medical Dictionary Companion website, and appendices have been expanded to include units of alcohol and the calculation of alcohol by volume, and a table of inherited medical conditions.Selling over a million copies in previous editions, this is an essential A-Z for students and those working in the medical and allied professions, including nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists, social workers, hospital administrators, and medical secretaries. It is also an invaluable homereference guide for the general reader.

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Elizabeth A. Martin is with Market House Books.
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Title:Concise Medical DictionaryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:864 pagesPublished:June 19, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199687811

ISBN - 13:9780199687817

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Table of Contents

PrefaceCreditsConcise Medical DictionaryAppendix 1: SI UnitsAppendix 2: Biochemical reference values for bloodAppendix 3: Biochemical reference values for urineAppendix 4: Biochemical reference values for faecesAppendix 5: Biochemical reference values for cerebrospinal fluidAppendix 6: Haematological reference valuesAppendix 7: Paediatric reference valuesAppendix 8: Medical certificatesAppendix 9: Doctors' training gradesAppendix 10: Inherited medical conditionsAppendix 11: Units of alcoholAppendix 12: Baby milk formulasAppendix 13: Street names for illicit drugsAppendix 14: Online medical resourcesAppendix 15: Abbreviations and symbols

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"Owning a medical dictionary, isn't a bad idea; the Oxford Concise Medical Dictionary is enough for home purposes." --The Guardian 28/10/2008