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Uniform Title Jablonski's dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations.
Title Dorland's dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations [electronic resource].
Published/Produced Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier, [2016]
Edition Seventh Edition.
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ISBN 9780323340205
0323340202
1785396021
Variant title Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations
Dorland's dictionary of medical acronyms and abbreviations
Physical description 1 online resource (xiv, 466 pages)
Notes Preceded by: Jablonski's dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations. 6th ed. c2009.
Summary Medical acronyms and abbreviations offer convenience, but those countless shortcuts can often be confusing. Now a part of the popular Dorland's suite of products, this reference features thousands of terms from across various medical specialties. Its alphabetical arrangement makes for quick reference, and expanded coverage of symbols ensures they are easier to find. Features include: 1) symbols section makes it easier to locate unusual or seldom-used symbols; 2) convenient alphabetical format allows you to find the entry you need more intuitively; 3) more than 90,000 entries and definitions; 4) many new and updated entries including terminology in expanding specialties, such as Nursing; Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapies; Transcription and Coding; Computer and Technical Fields; 5) new section on abbreviations to avoid, including Joint Commission abbreviations that are not to be used; and 6) incorporates updates suggested by the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP).
Subjects Medicine -- Abbreviations -- Dictionaries.
Medicine -- Acronyms -- Dictionaries.
Medicine -- Abbreviations.
Medicine -- Dictionary.