Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary, Revised Edition 3rd Edition
ISBN-13: 9781418000561 | ISBN-10: 1418000566
© 2006 | Published |  960  Pages
Previous Editions: 9781401879686

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Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary, 2005 Revised Edition is an invaluable resource for health care professionals with over 59,000 entries covering today's most widely used health care terms, abbreviations, medication names, and biographies of medical pioneers. Unlike unwieldy medical encyclopedias, Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary, 2005 Revised Edition is compact, portable, and affordable, making it perfect for everyone from allied health students and medical professionals to consumers without a medical background who want a desktop reference without investing a lot of money.

    • Concise and easy-to-read entries, which include thousands of examples of words used in context and hundreds of actual quotations from respected medical writers and publications.
    • Entries carefully researched and cross-referenced with Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary to ensure they include the most widely used health care terms and abbreviations.
    • Includes over 1,000 biographies of medical figures of historical importance.
    • Includes mini-medical writing style guide.
    • 350 new words and senses.
    • Top 100 prescribed drugs including both trade and generic names.
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