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Concise Medical Dictionary OUP

Concise Medical Dictionary By OUP

Concise Medical Dictionary by OUP

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A dictionary containing explanations of nearly 10,000 medical and surgical terms and concepts, for use either as a home reference book or a professional aid. Straightforward definitions are followed by more extensive information, and there is a detailed cross-reference system.

Concise Medical Dictionary Summary

Concise Medical Dictionary by OUP

Now in its fifth edition, this dictionary should be useful both as a home medical guide and as an aid for all those working in the medical and allied professions. The entries are up to date, clearly laid out, and jargon-free, making the book both accessible and informative. Included are: 10,000 clear concise entries covering all the major medical and surgical specialties; recent medical advances, including those in genetics, infertility treatment, cancer, imaging techniques, organ transplantation, and the links between BSE and Creutzfeld-Jacob disease; and coverage of new drugs in clinical use.

Table of Contents

For the fifth edition of this popular dictionary, specialists from the whole medical spectrum have been consulted: 500 new entries have been added and many existing entries have been updated. New material includes research into obesity and cancer; genetics; organ transplantation; infection, food poisoning, and resistance to antibiotics; research into the links between BSE and Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease; opthalmology; new diseases such as Gulf War Syndrome. In this rapidly developing field this is the most up-to-date dictionary of its kind.. Full coverage of all the major medical and surgical specialties, including gastroenterology, dermatology, ENT, dentistry, osteology and rheumatology, gynaecology and obstetrics, paediatrics, neurology, osteology, physical medicine, radiology, haematology, immunology, nuclear medicine, urology, opthalmology, oncology, and cardiology. Anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, microbiology, nutrition and pharmacology are also covered, plus public health medicine, psychology, and psychiatry.

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Concise Medical Dictionary by OUP
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