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Churchill Livingstone Medical Dictionary E-Book, 16th Edition


The 75th anniversary edition of this dictionary has been greatly expanded, with 35% more entries to include terminology in fast-changing areas such as critical care, nutrition, sports and exercise, and oncology. Illustrations have also been included for the first time.

New to This Edition

    • More than 3,000 new entries present the latest terminology in radiography, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, nutrition, optometry, paramedical terms, pharmacology, sports rehabilitation, anatomical terms, and more.
    • Over 150 2-color illustrations visually reinforce definitions.
    • A companion website includes:
      • A spellchecker tool you can upload to your computer to ensure accuracy when typing medical terms.
      • Full-color illustrations of the major body systems presented in labeled and unlabeled formats so you can test your identification skills and verify your knowledge.
      • 30 additional color photographs that help you identify selected conditions.
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) Algorithms that reflect the latest resuscitation guidelines
      • Links to additional sources of information.

Key Features

    • Reliable, easy-to-read definitions for more than 12,000 terms.
    • A full-color section that illustrates the body systems in vivid detail.
    • An extensive array of appendices that provide quick access to important information.
    • A concise, compact format that ensures portability and ease-of-use.

Author Information

    By Chris Brooker, BSc, MSc, RGN, SCM, RNT, Author and Lecturer, Norfolk, UK

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Churchill Livingstone Medical Dictionary E-Book, 16th Edition
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
  • Copyright: 2008