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Mosby's Medical Dictionary, 9th Edition

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Mosby's Medical Dictionary, 9th Edition

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So much more than just a bestselling dictionary, Mosby’s Medical Dictionary, 9th Edition is a one-stop reference to help you make sense of the complex world of health care. It features over 56,000 authoritative definitions, quick-reference appendixes, a color atlas of the human body, and more than 2,450 full-color illustrations — nearly three times more than any other dictionary available — making it an indispensable reference for health care consumers and professionals alike.

    • UNIQUE! More than 2,450 color photographs and line drawings demonstrate and explain complex conditions and abstract concepts.

    • Over 56,000 comprehensive, authoritative, high-quality definitions include expanded definitions for selected entries, particularly major diseases, disorders, and procedures.

    • A Color Atlas of Human Anatomy contains 43 pages of clearly labeled drawings for easy A&P review and reference.

    • Quick-reference appendixes offer quick access to useful reference information, such as commonly used abbreviations, language translation guides, American sign language, and more.
    • A strict, common-sense alphabetical organization with no subentries makes it easy to find key terms and definitions.
      • NEW! Over 300 new and updated illustrations visually clarify key definitions and reflect current health care practice and equipment.

      • NEW! Approximately 11,000 new and revised definitions reflect the latest developments in health care.

      • NEW! Editor Marie O’Toole, EdD, RN, FAAN lends her expertise to this new edition, reviewing and revising all definitions and assembling a team of leading consultants and contributors.

      Color Atlas of Human Anatomy

      Definitions A-Z

      Illustration Credits

      Appendixes (Endsheets)

        • American Sign Language and Manual Communication

        • Common Abbreviations Used in Writing Prescriptions

        • Spanish-French-English Equivalents of Commonly Used Medical Terms and Phrases

        • Commonly Used Abbreviations
        • The Joint Commission Do Not Use List
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