Concise Medical Dictionary

Concise Medical Dictionary

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This best-selling and market-leading dictionary contains over 11,000 clear and concise entries, covering all aspects of medical science. Written by a team of medical experts, the entries are accessible and jargon-free, and complemented by over 140 illustrations and diagrams. The 7th edition has been fully revised and updated to cover changes in this fast-moving field. Entries on techniques and equipment, drugs, general medical practice, health service organization, and treatment have all been reviewed, and updated where necessary. The dictionary has also been expanded in many areas, notably medical ethics, clinical governance, emergency medicine, pathology, and diagnosis. Selling over 650,000 copies in previous editions, this is an indispensable reference guide for students, as well as those working in the medical and allied professions. It is also an invaluable home reference guide for the general reader.
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  • Paperback | 816 pages
  • 129 x 196 x 37mm | 556g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • New ed of 7 Revised ed
  • b/w line drawings
  • 0192806971
  • 9780192806970
  • 430,451

Table of contents

PREFACE; A-Z DICTIONARY; APPENDICES; Base and supplementary SI units; Derived SI units with special names; Decimal multiples and submultiples to be used with SI units; Conversion of units to and from SI units; Everyday Tests; Blood Gases; Diagnostic Enzymes; Hormones; Proteins and immunoproteins; Lipids and lipoproteins; Vitamins; Tumour Markers; III BIOCHEMICAL REFERENCE VALUES FOR URINE; IV BIOCHEMICAL REFERENCE VALUES FOR FAECES; V BIOCHEMICAL REFERENCE VALUES FOR CEREBROSPINAL FLUID; VI HAEMATOLOGICAL REFERENCE VALUES; VII USEFUL ORGANIZATIONS AND WEBSITES; VIII ABBREVIATIONS AND SYMBOLS COMMONLY USED IN MEDICAL NOTES AND RECORDS
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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
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