Medical Dictionary – Black’s
- Serie: Black’s Medical Dictionary
- Hardcover: 765 páginas
- Editor: A&C Black; Edición: 42 (26 de octubre de 2009)
- Idioma: English
- ISBN-10: 0713689021
- ISBN-13: 978-0713689020
- Dimensiones del producto: 15.2 x 5.1 x 25.4 cm
- Peso del envío: 2.5 pounds
Containing more than five thousand definitions and descriptions of medical terms and concepts, with more than one thousand diagrams, drawings, and color illustrations—and 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 professional support organizations—Black’s Medical Dictionary is invaluable as a home reference, or for all who need the finest in medical information, from health-care professionals and students to lawyers and journalists.
This new edition contains the latest information on such areas as endoscopy and laparoscopy (the widely used types of keyhole surgery), coronary angioplasty, stem cell research, HPV vaccine (now given to all young girls to prevent against cervical cancer) and monoclonal antibodies, the designer drugs of the future.