The Resource Dorland's dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

Dorland's dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

Label
Dorland's dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations
Title
Dorland's dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations
Title variation
  • Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations
  • Dorland's dictionary of medical acronyms and abbreviations
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Medical acronyms and abbreviations offer convenience, but those countless shortcuts can often be confusing. Now a part of the popular Dorland's suite of products, this reference features thousands of terms from across various medical specialties. Its alphabetical arrangement makes for quick reference, and expanded coverage of symbols ensures they are easier to find. Features include: 1) symbols section makes it easier to locate unusual or seldom-used symbols; 2) convenient alphabetical format allows you to find the entry you need more intuitively; 3) more than 90,000 entries and definitions; 4) many new and updated entries including terminology in expanding specialties, such as Nursing; Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapies; Transcription and Coding; Computer and Technical Fields; 5) new section on abbreviations to avoid, including Joint Commission abbreviations that are not to be used; and 6) incorporates updates suggested by the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP)
Cataloging source
ANG
Dewey number
610.1/4
Index
no index present
LC call number
R123
LC item number
.J24 2016eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Dorland's dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations
Publication
Copyright
Note
Preceded by: Jablonski's dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations. 6th ed. c2009
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn914774813
Edition
Edition 7
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780323340205
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b33260333
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)914774813
  • clinicalkey0323442544

Library Locations

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