This dictionary is an invaluable reference work for medical and nursing students, health service professionals, and everyone requiring an authoritative guide to modern medical technology.
10,000 entries on the theory and practice of contemporary health care
Covers all the basic medical sciences, as well as pharmacology, virology, psychiatry and dentistry
Also includes terminology relevant to nursing, radiography, orthoptics, laboratory and operating theatre technology, forensic and social medicine, and public health administration
Descriptions of a wide variety of diseases, syndromes and conditions
Generic and proprietary names of a broad range of important drugs
Illustrations of all the major body systems