So much more than just a bestselling dictionary, Mosbyas Medical Dictionary, 9th Edition is a one-stop reference to help you make sense of the complex world of health care. It features over 56, 000 authoritative definitions, quick-reference appendixes, a color atlas of the human body, and more than 2, 450 full-color illustrations - nearly three times more than any other dictionary available - making it an indispensable reference for health care consumers and professionals alike. UNIQUE! More than 2, 450 color photographs and line drawings demonstrate and explain complex conditions and abstract concepts. Over 56, 000 comprehensive, authoritative, high-quality definitions include expanded definitions for selected entries, particularly major diseases, disorders, and procedures. A Color Atlas of Human Anatomy contains 43 pages of clearly labeled drawings for easy AaP review and reference. Quick-reference appendixes offer quick access to useful reference information, such as commonly used abbreviations, language translation guides, American sign language, and more. A strict, common-sense alphabetical organization with no subentries makes it easy to find key terms and definitions. NEW! Over 300 new and updated illustrations visually clarify key definitions and reflect current health care practice and equipment. NEW! Approximately 11, 000 new and revised definitions reflect the latest developments in health care. NEW! Editor Marie OaToole, EdD, RN, FAAN lends her expertise to this new edition, reviewing and revising all definitions and assembling a team of leading consultants and contributors.Language is a tool of communication, and the language of health care is also complex, nuanced, and evolving. The overarching goal of this edition of Mosbya#39;s Medical Dictionary is to assist the user to understand how words and phrases ... reliable nature of previous editions, and great care has been taken to ensure that tradition is continued in this 9th edition. ... of Nursing at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey patiently reviewed materials, answered questions, andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Mosby's Medical Dictionary|
|Publisher||:||Elsevier Health Sciences - 2013-06-06|