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Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, 20th Edition
The new edition of this best-selling dictionary defines more terms than any other medical dictionary. Revised in easy-to-understand language, the 20th edition includes more than 2,400 new terms, expanded coverage of complementary and alternative medicine, completely revised nutrition appendix, new Health Professionals and Immunizations schedules, plus a comprehensive nursing appendix.
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!