Webster's New World Medical Dictionary
If your doctor used one of these terms, would you know what she was talking about?
If you're like most Americans, you're taking a more active role in your healthcareand that of your family. You want reliable, understandable information about symptoms, diseases, medical procedures, and drug therapies. You want to be able to communicate clearly with your doctor.
This new edition offers more than 8,500 entries, including 500 new terms. Authored by the doctors and experts at WebMD, it's accurate and authoritative, yet still understandable. Webster's New World Medical Dictionary, Third Edition has everything you need to decipher complicated medical jargon, including:
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Coedited by William C. Shiel, Jr., MD, FACP, FACR, and Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD.