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Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary 20th Edition 20

Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary 20th Edition 20

Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary 20th Edition Publisher's Description

Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary 20th Edition
by Handheldmed

For more than 65 years, Taber''s has provided students and practitioners with the definitions and information they need to provide superior care for their patients:

  • 56,000 definitions – with 2,400 brand new to the 20th edition – almost 50% more than our nearest competitor
  • More than 6,000 revised terms
  • 700 superior illustrations – with more than 500 in full color
  • 100 more Patient Care sections  NEW!
  • Cautions statements added to almost 350 terms – bold and in a second color
  • New and revised appendices, including Nutrition, Complementary Medicine, and Health Professions which explains the roles of the health care team members  NEW!
  • Improved placement of multi-word entries (for example, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease and Irritable bowel syndrome are now listed in natural word order)  NEW!
  • Almost 30,000 pronunciations of new and current terms
  • More colorful interior design  NEW!
  • Easier to understand definitions  NEW!

New and revised terms in Taber’s 20th Edition give your students the answers at their fingertips, such as:

  • Cephalostat
  • Andropause
  • Film speed
  • Pulmonary interstitial emphysema
  • Magnetic resonance angiography

Complementary and alternative medicine definitions keep your students at the forefront of care:

  • Stress management
  • Flaxseed oil
  • Glucosamine

Patient Care Statements offer clinically pertinent information on such conditions as:

  • Acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • Fracture
  • Myasthenia gravis

New and revised illustrations and tables complement the text and strengthen students’ understanding of the terms:

  • Cheyne-Stokes respiration
  • Prostate cancer
  • Paranasal sinus
  • Important Considerations in Palliative Care

We recruit top educators and practitioners from virtually every health profession to make sure the information is relevant and accurate. This is just one more way we make certain that Taber’s provides your students with the best, most up-to-date reference.

The Proven Choice Since 1940.

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