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Medical Abbreviations: 28,000 Conveniences at the Expense of Communication and Safety
Davis, Neil
ISBN 13: 
9780931431135
Previous ISBN (13): 
9780931431128
ISBN 10: 
0931431131
Category: 
Medical Secretary / Transcription
Edition: 
13
Publisher: 
Neil M. Davis
Format: 
Paperback
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Status: 
Out of Print
Affiliation: 
Temple University School of Pharmacy
Audience: 
Professional
Dimensions: 
9.0 x 0.6 x 6.0 in
Pages: 
360
Weight: 
0.9
Retail Price: 
27.00
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Synopsis:
The book contains 28,000 meanings for 18,000 medically-related abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols. It is current and comprehensive in an easy to read format. Introductory chapters contain a Do Not Use List, a list of contradictory and ambiguous abbreviations, and a Primer listing 275 common abbreviations to help those just starting their careers. The book also contains a cross-referenced list of 3,400 generic and trade name drugs. Included with the purchase of the book, at no extra cost, is a 2-year single-user access to the web-version of the book. This web-version is updated with about 80 new entries per month. Its search engine will allow searches for abbreviations or a word found in the meaning of abbreviations.

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