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Common Medical Abbreviations 1st Edition

Luis De Sousa

  • Published
  • 272 Pages

Overview

Written with non-Medical individuals in mind, this guide includes each abbreviation in its specific form and explains the different meanings and connotations for different medical specialities.

Luis De Sousa, Sacramento County Health Department

M.D., Ph.D., Director of HIV Clinic, TB Controller, Assoc. Physcian
  • The most up to date comprehensive coverage available of common abbreviations and symbols.
  • Original Latin and Greek roots.
  • Explains different meanings for each abbreviations. Includes abbreviations that are similar but have different meanings
  • Written for non-medical person.
  • Comprehensive. Ensures accurate interpretation of daily medical charts and records that are dictated or written by physicians
Preface. Acknowledgements. Common Medical Abbreviations, Appendix A-E: Medical Symbols, Greek Alphabet, Common Cardinal Numerals, Metric Weights and Measurements, Decimal Factors.

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  • ISBN-10: 0827366434
  • ISBN-13: 9780827366435
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $123.75
  • RETAIL $164.95

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FOR INSTRUCTORS

Common Medical Abbreviations

ISBN: 9780827366435
Written with non-Medical individuals in mind, this guide includes each abbreviation in its specific form and explains the different meanings and connotations for different medical specialities.

FOR STUDENTS

Common Medical Abbreviations

ISBN: 9780827366435
This indispensable manual is a complete guide to common medical abbreviations and symbols used by physicians. Abbreviations are arranged in alphabetical order for ease of reference and the text includes abbreviations that are similar but have different meanings. It ensures accurate interpretation of daily medical charts and records that are dictated or written by physicians and includes examples of medical abbreviations commonly used by physicians. Latin root words are italicized whenever appropriate and text covers common medical and Greek symbols used in medicine. (medical terminology, med term, abbreviations, Medical Abbreviations)