Webster's New World Medical Dictionary Paperback – 23 May 2008
- Choose from over 13,000 locations across the UK
- Prime members get unlimited deliveries at no additional cost
- Find your preferred location and add it to your address book
- Dispatch to this address when you check out
Enter your mobile number below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
Getting the download link through email is temporarily not available. Please check back later.
To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.
From the Back Cover
If your doctor used one of these terms, would you know what she was talking about? Paget′s disease Herceptin reportable disease intraductal carcinoma protease inhibitor MRSA akathisia glycemic index cellulitis designer drug DHEA evidence–based medicine If you′re like most Americans, you′re taking a more active role in your healthcareand that of your family. You want reliable, understandable information about symptoms, diseases, medical procedures, and drug therapies. You want to be able to communicate clearly with your doctor. This new edition offers more than 8,500 entries, including 500 new terms. Authored by the doctors and experts at WebMD, it′s accurate and authoritative, yet still understandable. Webster′s New World Medical Dictionary, Third Edition has everything you need to decipher complicated medical jargon, including: Essential scientific information, symptoms, syndromes, abbreviations, acronyms, institutions, and more Contemporary health terminology, including terms such as gender identity disorder, HPV vaccine, oocyte donation, night eating syndrome, and many more An appendix covering vitamins A companion Web site with a downloadable guide to improving communication with your doctor, audio podcasts from the dictionary editors, and more WebMD, the popular online resource, is the leading source of health information, serving consumers, physicians, other healthcare professionals, employers, and health plans. The WebMD Health Network helps individuals take a more active role in managing their own health and wellness. The network provides relevant, timely, and objective lifestyle and condition information, developed by an award–winning editorial staff comprised of medical writers and editors, physicians, and health educators. Coedited by William C. Shiel, Jr., MD, FACP, FACR, and Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD.
About the Author
Since 1996, the MedicineNet.com network of U.S. board certified physician writers and scientists have provided relevant, easy to read, in depth medical information for consumers via our robust, user friendly, interactive web site. MedicineNet.com works very hard to offer the very best doctor produced health information on the Internet.
Top Customer Reviews
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
Unfortunately, most of the medical words that I've had to look up in my courses have not been in this reference book. I'm taking a medical secretarial course, so this book would be a major disappointment for anyone taking nursing or medical.