Concise Medical Dictionary

Concise Medical Dictionary

Paperback Oxford Paperback Reference

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin

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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Format: Paperback | 848 pages
  • Dimensions: 130mm x 192mm x 42mm | 558g
  • Publication date: 12 April 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0199557144
  • ISBN 13: 9780199557141
  • Edition: 8, Revised
  • Edition statement: 8th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Over 140 b/w illustrations
  • Sales rank: 7,299

Product description

This market-leading illustrated dictionary contains 12,500 authoritative entries on all aspects of medical science. Written by a team of medical experts, all entries have been revised and updated for this new edition to reflect the very latest in medical knowledge and practice. Entries are accessible and jargon-free and are complemented by over 140 illustrations and diagrams. This brand new edition includes over 500 new entries and features increased coverage of pharmacology, obstetrics/gynaecology, paediatrics, ethics, nephrology, and psychiatry. Recommended web links are now provided for many entries, which are accessed and kept up to date via the Medical Dictionary companion website, and appendices have been expanded to include tables of paediatric reference ranges, milk formulas, and additional abbrevations for blood tests Selling almost 700,000 copies in previous editions, this is an essential A-Z for students and those working in the medical and allied professions. It is also an invaluable home reference guide for the general reader.

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Review from previous edition Review from previous edition "No home should be without one" certainly applies to this splendid medical dictionary. Journal of the Institute of Health Education Excellent layout and jargon-free style should commend it to a wide variety of readers. Nursing Times An extraordinary bargain. New Scientist Owning a medical dictionary, isn't a bad idea; the Oxford Concise Medical Dictionary is enough for home purposes. The Guardian

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