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Elsevier Health Sciences
Mosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions / Edition 8

Mosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions / Edition 8

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What does that term mean? How is it even pronounced? Make sense of the complex world of health care with Mosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions, 8th Edition. This comprehensive, portable dictionary offers a unique, strong focus on nursing and health science terminology. Featuring over 56,600 authoritative definitions of diseases, procedures, equipment, drugs, and more, it ensures you have the most reliable health science information right at your fingertips. Word roots and pronunciations help you learn and correctly use medical terminology, and alphabetized screened thumb tabs make finding definitions quick and easy.

• Emphasis on nursing and health science terminology
supports health science students and practicing professionals.
Over 56,600 definitionsprovide you with necessary information.
Revised by an experienced educator, Marie O’Toole, and an expert team of health professionals, nurses, and doctors, so definitions are brief, pertinent, and — most important of all — accurate!
Practical alphabetical organization without subentries makes it easier for you to find terms.
British spellingsassist you in recognizing alternate spellings.
Pronunciations for key terms help you use terminology correctly in everyday practice.
A Spanish/English Appendix and commonly used abbreviations, printed on the front and back endsheets, make dictionary an indispensable reference.
Alphabetized screened thumb tabssave you time locating terms.
Included etymologiesbuild professional vocabulary and understanding of medical terminology.
Small trim sizemakes dictionary easy to transport.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323414326
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 07/29/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 1488
Sales rank: 289,705
Product dimensions: 4.40(w) x 7.30(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

Commonly Used Abbreviations (Endsheets)

Guide to the Dictionary

Definitions A-Z

Appendix 1: English-Spanish Translation Guide

Appendix 2: American Sign Language and Manual Communication

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