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Concise Colour Medical Dictionary
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CONCISE COLOUR MEDICAL DICTIONARY

PAPERBACK by Law, Jonathan; Martin, Elizabeth

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ISBN
9780198836629
IMPRINT
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
 
 
EDITION
PUBLISHER
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
FOR DELIVERY
ESTIMATED DELIVERY 26 - 30 APR 2021
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
896 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
21 JUL 2020

DESCRIPTION

Written by a team of medical experts, this market-leading dictionary offers clear and authoritative definitions for all aspects of medical science. It features up-to-date coverage on public health medicine, medical research and general practice, and cardiology, radiology, and dentistry among other specialist areas. This new edition has been revised and updated to reflect advancements in medical research and practice,while over 250 new entries have been added, including American Medical Association, burden of treatment, gaming disorder, MERS, person-centred care, and Zika virus. Recommended web links and detailed illustrations complement the text, and extensive appendices offer useful lists and tables on areas such as inherited medical conditions, units of alcohol, and abbreviations and symbols. Selling over a million copies in previous editions, this is an essential A-Z for students and those working in the medical and allied professions, including nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists, social workers, hospital administrators, and medical secretaries. It is also an invaluable home reference guide for the general reader.

CONTENTS

Preface Preface Concise Medical Dictionary Appendix 1: SI Units Appendix 2: Biochemical reference values for blood Appendix 3: Biochemical reference values for urine Appendix 4: Biochemical reference values for faeces Appendix 5: Biochemical reference values for cerebrospinal fluid Appendix 6: Haematological reference values Appendix 7: Paediatric reference values Appendix 8: Medical certificates Appendix 9: Doctors' training grades Appendix 10: Inherited medical conditions Appendix 11: Units of alcohol Appendix 12: Street names for illicit drugs Appendix 13: Online medical resources Appendix 14: Abbreviations and symbols