Concise Colour Medical Dictionary

Concise Colour Medical Dictionary

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This colour edition medical dictionary should be of use both as a home medical guide and as an aid for all those working in the medical and allied professions. Over 10,000 concise entries cover all the major medical and surgical specialties and the dictionary aims to reflect recent medical advances, including those in genetics, infertility treatment, cancer, imaging techniques, organ transplantation, and the links between BSE and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, and there is coverage of new drugs in clinical use.show more

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  • Paperback | 718 pages
  • 120 x 190mm | 748g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 140 two-colour line drawings
  • 019280085X
  • 9780192800855

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For the second edition of this popular dictionary 500 new entries have been added and many existing entries have been updated. New material includes research into obesity and cancer; genetics; organ transplantation; infection, food poisoning, and resistance to antibiotics; research into the links between BSE and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease; opthalmology; new diseases such as Gulf War Syndrome. In this rapidly developing field this is the most up-to-date dictionary of its kind.. Full coverage of all the major medical and surgical specialties, including gastroenterology, dermatology, ENT, dentistry, osteology and rheumatology, gynaecology and obstetrics, paediatrics, neurology, osteology, physical medicine, radiology, haematology, immunology, nuclear medicine, urology, opthalmology, oncology, and cardiology. Anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, microbiology, nutrition and pharmacology are also covered, plus public health medicine, psychology, and psychiatry.show more

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