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Bantam Medical Dictionary , Updated. and Expanded

Bantam Medical Dictionary , Updated. and Expanded - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0553592269

Cover of Bantam Medical Dictionary , Updated. and Expanded 6TH 09 (ISBN 978-0553592269)
ISBN13: 978-0553592269
ISBN10: 0553592262
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 6TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Bantam Books, Inc.
Published: 2009
International: No

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Bantam Medical Dictionary , Updated. and Expanded - 6TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0553592269

Laurence Urdang

ISBN13: 978-0553592269
ISBN10: 0553592262
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 6TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Bantam Books, Inc.
Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

The completely revised and expanded fifth edition of THE BANTAM MEDICAL DICTIONARY maintains its position as the essential medical reference for consumers, clearly defining more than 11,000 medical terms and concepts in all the major medical and surgical specialities. Compiled and written by a team of over forty doctors, this accessible guide features clear writing, more than 150 labeled line drawings, and cross-referencing for easy use.

The fifth edition includes:

*New entries on specialties such as genetic testing, genetic diseases and congenital disorders
*Cross-references between generic and brand names for the most commonly prescribed drugs, and the latest on disease-specific drugs for treating cancer, AIDS and HIV, diabetes; anti-inflammatories, antidepressants, glaucoma, and many others
*New and updated entries on illnesses and diseases such as SARS, West Nile fever, syndrome X, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, etc.
*Pub history: First Bantam edition in 10/82; revised in 3/90; 3/96; 4/00

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