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