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Medical Abbreviations: 30,000 Conveniences at the Expense of Communication and Safety
Davis, Neil
ISBN 13: 
9780931431142
Previous ISBN (13): 
9780931431135
ISBN 10: 
093143114X
Category: 
Medical Secretary / Transcription
Edition: 
14
Publisher: 
Neil M. Davis
Format: 
Paperback
Status: 
Out of Print
Affiliation: 
Temple University School of Pharmacy
Audience: 
Professional
Dimensions: 
9.0 x 0.7 x 6.0 in
Pages: 
384
Weight: 
0.9
Retail Price: 
28.95
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Synopsis:
This best selling reference lists 30,000 meanings for medical, nursing, pharmaceutical, and other health-related abbreviations, acronyms, symbols, and slang. It is current and comprehensive. Also listed is a cross-reference list of drug generic and trade names. Included in the purchase price of the book is a 1-year single user access license to the internet version of the book which is updated with about 80 new entries each month. You can quickly search for the meaning(s) of an abbreviation (e.g. CHF) or you can search for a word within the meanings of abbreviation (e.g. all the abbreviations which contain the word CONGESTIVE). Introductory chapters stress the dangers which are associated with the use of unfamiliar abbreviations. Examples of errors which have resulted from their use, as well as a list of dangerous abbreviations which should not be used are presented. The book is popular with health professionals, students, coders, transcriptionists, lawyers, insurance companies, clinical research assistants, editors, and medical researchers.

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