Dictionary of Medical Terms for the Nonmedical Person

Dictionary of Medical Terms for the Nonmedical Person

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New edition of a dictionary that presents medical terminology in an intelligible format for the lay person. Rothenberg (emergency care educator) and Charles F. Chapman (former coordinator of editorial staff, Louisiana State U. School of Medicine) include illustrations, tables, and appendices to help clarify definitions. Entries cover descriptions of diseases, symptoms, first-aid procedures, human anatomy, pronunciation of terms, dentistry, medications, cross-references, and more. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Barron's Educational Publishing
The expanded and updated edition of this practical dictionary for nonmedical persons features all new line illustrations. They contain much more detail than appeared in earlier editions, along with informative new diagrams and charts. The book also contains many new entries reflecting recent medical and pharmaceutical developments. The A-to-Z entries include descriptions and symptoms of diseases, first-aid procedures, human anatomy and body organs, dentistry, names and uses of common medications, and much more. Selected terms now include pronunciation. Extensive cross-referencing helps readers find the information they are looking for.

Publisher: New York : Barron's Educational Series, c2000
ISBN: 9780764112010
Branch Call Number: 610.3 Rothe 2000
Characteristics: vii, 674 p. : ill.
Additional Contributors: Chapman, Charles F. 1929-


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