Sloane's Medical Word Book - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9781416048794, 9780323292221

Sloane's Medical Word Book

5th Edition

Authors: Ellen Drake
Paperback ISBN: 9781416048794
eBook ISBN: 9780323292221
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 19th September 2011
Page Count: 1208

Description

With just this single reference, you’re getting an entire library of specialized word books. There’s no need to buy separate books to cover all the specialties with which you may be less familiar. Sloane’s Medical Word Book includes the terms that medical transcriptionists encounter most frequently — all in a convenient, user-friendly format. Terms are organized by specialty, so you can always select the correct word with accuracy. A must-have for students and practicing transcriptionists!

Key Features

  • Organization of terms by specialty allows you to accurately identify the correct word.
  • A 16-page full-color insert shows anatomy by body systems and region.
  • Three convenient sections provide a quick reference:
    • General Terms includes general medical terms, general surgical terms, and laboratory, pathology, and chemistry terms
    • Specialties includes terms from 18 different specialties
    • Guide to Terminology includes abbreviations, anatomy plates, combining forms, and rules for forming plurals
  • Selected entries include both the correct spelling and a phonetic spelling for terms that may be difficult to spell.
  • 100 commonly misspelled English words frequently used in dictation.
  • Unique! All forms of words are listed, including adjectives and adverbs, plus the "s" form of verbs.
  • Unique! Includes slang, physician-coined words, and brief forms along with their expansions.
  • Unique! Phrases can be found under the adjective and under the noun main entry.
  • Author Ellen Drake is a nationally known speaker and expert in medical transcription.

Table of Contents

Section 1: General Medical Words

Anatomy Orientation — 16-page full-color insert

General Medical Terms

General Surgical Terms

General Pharmaceutical Information

Laboratory Terminology

Section 2: Medical Words by Specialty

Cardiovascular System

Dentistry

Dermatology & Allergy

Gastroenterology

Immunology

Hematology

Internal Medicine

OB/GYN

Oncology

Ophthalmology

Orthopedics

Pediatrics

Plastic Surgery

Psychiatry, Neurology, and Neurosurgery

Radiology & Nuclear Medicine

Respiratory System

Urology

Section 3: Reference Guides to Medical Words

Abbreviations and Symbols

Table of Weights & Measures

Combining Forms in Medical Terminology

Rules for Forming Plurals


Contents may vary upon publication.

Details

No. of pages:
1208
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Paperback ISBN:
9781416048794
eBook ISBN:
9780323292221

About the Author

Ellen Drake