Stedman's Abbreviations, Acronyms & Symbols
4th Edition, Book
Softcover Book: 1,296 pages
Size: 6" x 9"
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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4th Edition, Electronic Version
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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About Stedman's Medical Abbreviations, Acronyms & Symbols: It offers quick, easy access to over 75,000 essential abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols for medical language specialists and medical, health, and nursing professionals. This thoroughly updated edition includes more than 7,500 new abbreviations, expansions, acronyms, and symbols and 14 appendices. "Do Not Use" abbreviations indicated by the Institute for Safe Medication Practices are highlighted, as are slang abbreviations.
About the book: This edition encompasses over 75,000 medical terms that help users comply with the new JCAHO mandate for standardized hospital abbreviations. Also includes thousands of new abbreviations for specialties such as anatomy, physiology, internal medicine, pathology, laboratory medicine, organisms, infectious diseases, plastic surgery, ENT, dentistry, alternative medicine, and endocrinology. The extensive appendix section includes a wide range of symbols, as well as four new appendices: Professional Titles and Degrees, Professional Associations and Organizations, Chemotherapy and Other Drug Regimens, and Clinical Trials.
About the CD-ROM: Stedman's Abbreviations, Acronyms & Symbols on CD includes approximately 75,000 terms and offers fast lookup with broad coverage at an affordable price for newcomers and generalists. This electronic version of Stedman's Medical Abbreviations, Acronyms and Symbols offers quick, easy access to over 75,000 essential abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols for medical language specialists and medical, health, and nursing professionals. This thoroughly updated edition includes more than 10 percent new abbreviations, expansions, acronyms, and symbols and 14 appendices. "Do Not Use" abbreviations indicated by the Institute for Safe Medication Practices are highlighted, as are slang abbreviations. Available as a CD-ROM or a downloadable file, the electronic version provides functionality including Search on Index, Full Text Search, Wildcard Search, Filter by Media and Term type, (appendices, images, abbreviations, slang), Add-a-Note, and Add-a-Topic. Other Stedman's content is accessible via one engine.
About the PDA Version: Stedman’s Abbreviations, Acronyms & Symbols for PDA provides yet another format for healthcare students and professionals to quickly access medical abbreviations, acronyms & symbols and their expansions at the touch of their stylus. This title also features four fully searchable, newly developed appendix sections: Degrees, Associations/Bureaus, Chemotherapy and Other Drug Regimens as well as an introduction to slang terms for easier identification. This medical reference allows the healthcare community to communicate with one another with rapid linguistic efficiency. Users will have access to over 75,000 terms with their expansions, more than any other healthcare publisher. Platform: Palm OS, Windows CE, and Pocket PC handheld devices
This essential resource has been included on the Brandon / Hill Allied Health List of recommended books.
This new edition will help you meet your workday challenges with ease, speed and accuracy. This reference can also be used to assist with the new JCAHO (Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations) compliance guidelines that mandated all abbreviations for all hospitals be standardized. A must-have for any healthcare professional including nursing personnel, medical transcriptionists, medical secretaries, medical coders, medical writers, editors and court reporters.
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