Concise medical dictionary [electronic resource] /
[editor, Elizabeth A. Martin].
edition
8th ed.
imprint
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
description
832 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
ISBN
9780199557141
format(s)
Book
Holdings
Subjects
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imprint
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
isbn
9780199557141
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
catalogue key
7879369
 
Includes bibliographical references.
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Reviews
Review Quotes
"An extraordinary bargain." --New Scientist
"Excellent layout and jargon-free style should commend it to a wide variety of readers." --Nursing Times
"Owning a medical dictionary, isn't a bad idea; the Oxford Concise Medical Dictionary is enough for home purposes." --The Guardian 28/10/2008
Review from previous edition: "'No home should be without one' certainly applies to this splendid medical dictionary." --Journal of the Institute of Health Education
'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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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
Compiled without unnecessary jargon, this dictionary can be used both as a home medical guide and as an aid for all those working in the medical and allied professions.
Main 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 featuresincreased coverage of pharmacology, obstetrics/gynaecology, 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.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.
Main 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 theMedical Dictionarycompanion 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.
Main 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 areaccessible 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 Dictionarycompanion website, and appendices have been expanded to include tables of paediatric reference ranges, milk formulas, and additional abbrevations for blood testsSelling 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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