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Medical Language Instant Translator - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 4th Edition

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New to This Edition

    • Adds a new section on eponyms -words based on or derived from a person's name.
    • Adds a new section on Major Diagnostic Categories & Diagnosis-Related Groups (DRG).
    • Includes updates corresponding to those in the Language of Medicine, 9th Edition, by Davi-Ellen Chabner.

Key Features

    • Get quick, portable access to key medical terms and other need-to-know information.
    • Decipher complicated medical terms by recognizing and finding the meanings of individual word parts.
    • Distinguish between commonly misunderstood medical terms (e.g., ureter vs. urethra, or para vs. peri).
    • Become familiar with common diagnostic tests and procedures and why they are ordered.
    • Access information on medical abbreviations, symbols, acronyms, and professional designations.
    • Understand the basics of surgical instruments, terminology, and technology.
    • Identify the top 100 prescription drugs and their uses.
    • Quickly access the top 100 diagnoses and associated procedures.
    • Find the definitions of complementary and alternative medicine terms.
    • Recognize specialized terms used in medical records.
    • Review body systems anatomy with full-color illustrations.

Author Information

    By Davi-Ellen Chabner, BA, MAT, Newton Centre, MA

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Medical Language Instant Translator - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 4th Edition
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • Copyright: 2011