The Resource Black's medical dictionary, edited by Harvey Marcovitch

Black's medical dictionary, edited by Harvey Marcovitch

Label
Black's medical dictionary
Title
Black's medical dictionary
Statement of responsibility
edited by Harvey Marcovitch
Title variation
Medical dictionary
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is invaluable as a home reference and for all who need clear explanation of medical terms: nurses, health care professsionals and students, health service management, actuaries, lawyers and journalists. It contains over 5000 definitions and descriptions of medical terms and concepts with over 1000 diagrams, drawings and colour illustrations. It also provides helpful appendices on common medical tests and procedures, travel and health, measurements in medicine, health economics, complementary and alternative medicine, and an address list of support professional organisations. This new edition contains new material on: * HPV vaccine : the vaccine now given to all young girls to protect against cervical cancer * Monoclonal Antibodies: the 'designer' drugs of the future * The new guidelines for fibroid treatment * Endoscopy and laparoscopy - the more and more widely used types of keyhole surgery * Coronary angioplasty: the emergency tretament of heart attacks * The latest on MRSA and stem cell research
Cataloging source
NLM
Dewey number
610.3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Black's medical dictionary, edited by Harvey Marcovitch
Label
Black's medical dictionary, edited by Harvey Marcovitch
Publication
Note
37th to 40th eds., 1992-2002
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
42nd edition.
Extent
viii, 764 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780713689020
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
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Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a583639
  • (OCoLC)465039234

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