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The Fifth Edition of this popular medical dictionary is thoroughly updated with more than 51,000 entries, featuring more of the medical terminology used in over 30 of today's fastest growing health profession areas. You'll also find more comprehensive inclusion of entries suited for the Nursing field, with correct terminology for all Nursing students and practitioners. Features include: / More than 4,000 new terms totaling 51,000 terms / More than 900 enriched color images and photographs add clarity and emphasis to terms / Detailed images by Anatomical Chart Company, included in a special glossy insert, enhance the comprehension of anatomical terms / 65 valuable appendices covering 11 sections / New precision-cut thumb tabs enable quick A-to-Z reference / Written pronunciations for every term help you master usage quickly / Eye-catching icons help identify terms that have associated images, have an audio pronunciation, or are combining forms / More British alternative spellings / More than 40 leading consultants from the fastest growing nursing and health professions contributed to the enhancements of this latest edition In addition, the Bonus CD-ROM packaged with the book includes all the features of the print edition and: / An audio pronunciation for nearly every term / Anatomical animations provided by Primal Pictures to help you comprehend key concepts further / And the functionality you need: o Browse by Index/Wordwheel Search o Wildcard Search o Search in Definition o User Dictionary o Free 14 day Primal Anatomy DVD packaged in the back of the dictionary with Interactive Functional Anatomy Also available for PDA.
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Athletic Training Audiology Bioterrorism Chiropractic Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Bacteriology, and Mycology Dental Assisting Dental Hygiene Embryology Emergency Medical Services Exercise Science Health Information Management Massage Therapy Medical Terminology Medical Assisting Nursing Nutrition Occupational Therapy Pharmacy and Pharmacy Technology Physical Therapy Radiography & Radiologic Technology Respiratory Therapy Speech-Language Pathology