Summary: This convenient reference is the only pocket-size dictionary with a strong emphasis on nursing and allied health terminology. Derived from Mosby's Medical, Nursing, and Allied Health Dictionary, it condenses nearly all the terms in the large dictionary to incorporate only essential information. Word roots and pronunciations are included when appropriate to help readers learn and correctly use medical terminology. Screened "thumb tabs" assist in quick ...show morely locating definitions, and a hard yet flexible cover increases the dictionary's durability. This handy resource offers an alternative to students and practitioners who seek a comprehensive reference at a lower cost or who prefer the convenient size.