American Medical Association Complete Medical Encyclopedia

American Medical Association Complete Medical Encyclopedia

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Random House, Inc.
From the Most Trusted Name in Medicine: The American Medical Association

·The only new major medical encyclopedia of the century, completely written by the American Medical Association, America’s top medical authority.
·Organized in easy-to-use A-Z format, it covers thousands of medical terms from the common cold to the Lyme Disease. Hundreds of different surgical procedures and tests are explained, as well as the benefits and potential side effects of drugs and treatments.
·Also includes timely information on issues such as bioterrorism, genetic research, robotic surgery, brain imaging, and bionic people.
·Includes cutting-edge topics in alternative medicine, nutrition, mental health, and cosmetic surgery.
·Written and reviewed by top medical doctors and specialists, the Complete Medical Encyclopedia sets a new standard for consumer medical reference.
·Medical editors for this AMA-authored book were Jerrold B. Leikin, MD, and Martin S. Lipsky, MD, both on the faculty of Northwestern University medical school.

Baker & Taylor
A definitive medical reference from the American Medical Association offers an alphabetical listing of thousands of medical terms, including common ailments, surgical procedures and tests, benefits and side effects of drugs and other therapies, nutrition, medical research and the future of medicine, mental health, and alternative and complementary treatments. 75,000 first printing.

Blackwell North Amer
The American Medical Association Complete Medical Encyclopedia is the first major medical encyclopedia of the century, written by America's top medical authority. With more than 5,000 terms and 1,750 illustrations, the AMA Complete Medical Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive medical guide available.
Unlike other guides that only cover the most common conditions, the AMA Complete Medical Encyclopedia gives you information on thousands of topics in an easy-to-use A-Z format.
A full-color section on twenty-first century medicine will give you a glimpse of cutting-edge developments in virtual surgery, organ transplants, gene therapy, prosthetics, and disease detection and prevention.

Publisher: New York : Random House Reference, c2003
ISBN: 9780812991000
Branch Call Number: 610.3 Ame
Characteristics: 1408 p. : ill. (some col.)
Additional Contributors: Lipsky, Martin S.
Leikin, Jerrold B.
Alternative Title: Complete medical encyclopedia


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