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Medical Abbreviations:: 32,000 Conveniences at the Expense of Communication and Safety (Book with Access Code)



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Table of Contents

Preface The Internet Version: Why Use It and How to Access Itp. vii
Introductionp. 1
Dangerous, Contradictory, and/or Ambiguous Abbreviationsp. 5
A Healthcare Controlled Vocabularyp. 15
How Medical Writers, Editors, and Health Professionals Can Help Control the Proliferation of Health-Related Abbreviationsp. 21
Medical Abbreviation Primerp. 25
Lettered and Numbered Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Slangp. 29
Symbols and Greek Letters
Symbolsp. 351
Greek Lettersp. 352
Tables, Lists, and Conversions
Numbers and Letters for Teethp. 355
Laboratory Panelsp. 356
Shorthand for Laboratory Test Valuesp. 357
Obstetrical Shorthandp. 357
Reflex Gradationsp. 357
Muscle Strength Gradationsp. 357
Pulse Strength Gradationsp. 358
Heart Murmur Gradationsp. 358
Tonsil Size Gradationsp. 358
Grades of Severity of Knee Arthritis (arthroscopic)p. 358
Metric Prefixesp. 358
Kilograms/Pounds Conversionsp. 359
Fahrenheit/Centigrade Conversionsp. 359
Apothecary Symbolsp. 360
Cross-Referenced List of Generic and Brand Drug Namesp. 361
National Normal Adult Laboratory Values
Blood, Plasma, or Serump. 411
Urinep. 414
Drug Levelsp. 415
Book and Internet Version Reorder and Pricing Informationp. 417
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