Medical Abbreviations and Eponyms / Edition 2 available in Paperback
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- Elsevier Health Sciences
The 2nd edition of this popular reference offers an extensive list of medical abbreviations, acronyms, symbols, and eponyms. Over 10,000 new abbreviations and over 1,000 new eponyms have been added to the updated edition, and definitions have been given for common diseases, syndromes, and operations. Also includes a new, in-depth appendix which lists over 400 anticancer drug combinations.
• Contains a comprehensive, alphabetical listing of medical abbreviations as well as an inventory of eponyms used to designate various clinical entries, diagnostic signs, pathological conditions, instruments, exams, tests and more, including those named after the discoverer, a patient or even mythological characters. Provides not only spellings for eponyms, but also gives readers the definitions of more common ones.
• Eliminates the need to look through many different reference books, answers all of your questions about medical abbreviations in one convenient volume.
• Features over 10,000 new abbreviations and over 1,000 new eponyms. Includes a brand new, in-depth appendix which lists over 400 anticancer drug combinations.
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