Higher Education

Common Medical Abbreviations, 1st Edition

  • Luis De Sousa Sacramento County Health Department
  • ISBN-10: 0827366434  |  ISBN-13: 9780827366435
  • 272 Pages
  • © 1995 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $120.00



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.

Features and Benefits

  • 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

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. Common Medical Abbreviations, Appendix A-E: Medical Symbols, Greek Alphabet, Common Cardinal Numerals, Metric Weights and Measurements, Decimal Factors.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Luis De Sousa

M.D., Ph.D., Director of HIV Clinic, TB Controller, Assoc. Physcian