Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary
Donald Venes, MD, MSJ, Huckleberry Ridge, LLC, Brookings, Oregon
21st Hardbound Edition
Size: 9.1" x 5.6"
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21st PDA Edition
for PDA, Web, and Wireless
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This most current edition contains detailed illustrations, consisting of beautiful, full-color images and precise two-color drawings.
Each full-color image supports and is referenced back to a Taber's term. Illustrations and tables are cross-referenced from their entries.
From accurate anatomical drawings and crystal-clear photographs, to radiologic images and color plates and slides -- all the illustrations bring the outstanding definitions to life. With 56,000 terms in all, including more than 2,400 new terms, Taber's is the most comprehensive health science dictionary available. Each term has been carefully reviewed by a distinguished team of health professions and consultants.
Because for more than 65 years, Taber's has provided students and practitioners with the definitions and information they need to provide superior care for their patients:
- 56,000 definitions – with 2,400 brand new to the 20th edition – almost 50% more than our nearest competitor
- More than 6,000 revised terms
- 700 superior illustrations – with more than 500 in full color
- 100 more Patient Care sections NEW!
- Cautions statements added to almost 350 terms – bold and in a second color
- New and revised appendices, including Nutrition, Complementary Medicine, and Appendix 13, which explains the roles of the Health Professions health care team members NEW!
- Improved placement of multi-word entries (for example, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease and Irritable bowel syndrome are now listed in natural word order) NEW!
- Almost 30,000 pronunciations of new and current terms
- More colorful interior design NEW!
- Easier to understand definitions NEW!
Nurse Executives and Managers, many of you obtain quantities of these reliable guides, procuring at least one for each nursing station. Some of your nurses may also like to have their own personal copies. With the priorities of accurate patient education, every nurse needs up-to-date access to reliable medical information for patient teaching and personal review.
The electronic version works on both Windows and Mac platforms. It includes all the expertly defined terms and illustrations you expect from the book version, plus web-based browser, stem search, full-text or Boolean search, internet connectivity, word processor integration, and much more.
The PDA Version provides: For one price you receive Taber’s Cyclopedic coverage using Unbound Medicine's award winning PDA functionality plus twelve months of Web and Wireless access. Refer to Taber's using your PDA, the Web, or a Web-enabled Smartphone or Blackberry! Whichever platform you prefer, get the information you need in seconds.
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"Couldn't have finished nursing school without it. It's a Nurse's Bible." -- Marilyn Runnells, LVN, LVN Program, North Orange ROP, Anaheim, California
"Taber's just keeps improving each edition -- when I think you've done the best you can do, you come up with another spectacular edition!" -- Brenda Phillips, RN, BSN, Southwest Technology Center, Altus, Oklahoma
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