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.
A great resource for home use, this edition features comprehensive definitions and vivid, full-color illustrations to answer questions about medical procedures, lab tests, disorders and conditions, medical equipment, human anatomy, and more. More than 10,000 entries are revised and updated, and more than 5,000 new entries have been added to keep pace with recent advances in health care.
Featuring superior-quality definitions plus 2,400 full-color illustrations, this updated edition of "Mosby's Dictionary" also includes encyclopedic entries to explain more difficult concepts in depth and a 43-page Color Atlas of Human Anatomy.
Fun, quick, and easy to study while on the go, Mosby's Medical Terminology Flash Cards, 3rd Edition provide a great tool for learning and reviewing medical terms. 600 full-color flash cards help you memorize the prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms used to build medical terms. Updated with the latest medical terms and illustrations, these flash cards include word-building examples and Spanish translations. And you can now study flash cards and take quizzes on your smartphone! Full-color illustrations help you remember terms and their word parts. Word-building examples show how word parts are used to create medical terms - including the most commonly diagnosed diseases and disorders, as well as treatments and procedures. Indexing by body system makes it easy to organize and study terms. Spanish translations of word parts and terminology are included. Alphabetical index and suggested learning activities in a companion booklet make it easy to find specific cards and study the cards in a variety of different ways. Durable, hole-punched design allows you to put sets of cards on a metal ring or cord for on-the-go study. NEW! Smaller 3" x 5" card format helps you memorize - anywhere and anytime - the prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms used to build medical terms. NEW! Mobile-optimized flash cards and quizzes allow you to study the flash cards and take quizzes using your smartphone.
Henderson and Dorsey show you the easiest way to remember unfamiliar, tongue-twisting words in the medical field. They break down the words you'll encounter in your medical terminology course, and help you master definitions, pronunciations, and applications across all medical fields. --
Explanatory definitions to terminology particularly useful to nurses, as well as other health professionals. Also includes eponyms, abbreviations, illustrations, a color atlas of human anatomy, and 21 appendixes. 1st ed., 1983; 2nd ed., 1986