Stedman's Concise Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions: Illustrated, Volume 1

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Thomas Lathrop Stedman, John H. Dirckx
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2001 - Medical - 1283 pages
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Featuring about 45,000 entries and 400 illustrations, Stedman's Concise Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions, Illustrated, with CD- ROM, Fourth Edition gives access to the core language of medicine and allied health, including terminology, definitions, useful images, tabular material, and valuable appendix sections. This new edition includes select nursing terminology and alternative British spellings. A compact counterpart to Stedman's Medical Dictionary, 27th Edition, this new edition of Stedman's Concise Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions meets the quick-reference needs of students, educators, and practitioners. For super-quick reference, Concise on CD comes with every copy. With the publication of this new edition, Stedman's Concise Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions evolves to an exciting new level of information delivery. What's new to this edition: Anatomical animations on CD British alternative spellings Canadian content Core nursing terminology Two new specialties: Massage Therapy and Emergency Medical Services New and revised images Plus, you'll also find these exclusive Stedman's Concise features: 6,000 NEW TERMS - all specific to the health professions - over 48,000 terms in all. CLEARLY WRITTEN DEFINITIONS - allows readers to quickly zero-in on the information they need without getting lost in elaborate examples and little-used alternate definitions. EASIER LOOK-UP - A to Z organization makes it easy to find multi-word terms under their first words. QUICK-FIND ICONS & SYMBOLS - easily track images and common medical prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms. INFORMATIVE APPENDICES - 33 appendices, full of quick references, lists, scales, tables, and illustrations. Outstanding Artwork Stedman's Concise, 4th edition, offers more than 400 photographs, radiographs, and illustrations - most in full color - throughout the text to add clarity and emphasis. 196 images in the A to Z portion of the di

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