The Oxford Concise Medical Dictionary provides full coverage of over 12,000 clear and concise entries, covering all aspects of medical science.
‘ “No home should be without one” certainly applies to this splendid medical dictionary.’
Journal of the Institute of Health Education
This best-selling dictionary was written by a team of medical experts, with accessible and jargon-free entries, complemented by over 140 illustrations and diagrams. The 8th edition has been fully revised and updated to cover changes in this fast-moving field. Entries on techniques and equipment, drugs, general medical practice, health service organization, and treatment have all been reviewed, and updated where necessary.
The dictionary has also been expanded in many areas, with attention paid to pharmacology, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, ethics, nephrology, and psychiatry. Selling over a million copies in previous editions, this is an indispensable reference guide for students, as well as those working in the medical and allied professions. It is also an invaluable home reference guide for the general reader.
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