Medical Abbreviations 32,000 Conveniences at the Expense of Communication and Safety

ISBN-10: 0931431158

ISBN-13: 9780931431159

Edition: 15th 2011

Authors: Neil M. Davis

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List price: $28.95
Edition: 15th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Neil M. Davis Associates
Publication date: 1/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 424
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

Preface The Internet Version: Why Use It and How to Access It
Dangerous, Contradictory, and/or Ambiguous Abbreviations
A Healthcare Controlled Vocabulary
How Medical Writers, Editors, and Health Professionals Can Help Control the Proliferation of Health-Related Abbreviations
Medical Abbreviation Primer
Lettered and Numbered Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Slang
Symbols and Greek Letters
Greek Letters
Tables, Lists, and Conversions
Numbers and Letters for Teeth
Laboratory Panels
Shorthand for Laboratory Test Values
Obstetrical Shorthand
Reflex Gradations
Muscle Strength Gradations
Pulse Strength Gradations
Heart Murmur Gradations
Tonsil Size Gradations
Grades of Severity of Knee Arthritis (arthroscopic)
Metric Prefixes
Kilograms/Pounds Conversions
Fahrenheit/Centigrade Conversions
Apothecary Symbols
Cross-Referenced List of Generic and Brand Drug Names
National Normal Adult Laboratory Values
Blood, Plasma, or Serum
Drug Levels
Book and Internet Version Reorder and Pricing Information
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