The Bantam Medical DictionaryBy Anthology or Anonymous
- Author: Anthology or Anonymous
- Binding: Paperback
- Published: 1996-01-01
- Edition: 2nd
Here at last is a medical dictionary that is cleanly designed, clearly written, and as useful to the general reader and student as it is to the health-care practitioner. Prepared by a distinguished team of medical specialists and writers The Bantam Medical Dictionary spans the entire domain of the health sciences, offering the latest authoritative definitions in language anyone can understand. All the basic areas are covered: anatomy, physiology, and the use of medical drugs, which are listed under both generic and trade names. Plus all the major medical and surgical specialties from cardiology to tropical medicine. This exhaustive reference also embraces allies fields such as biochemistry, nutrition, pharmacology, psychology, psychiatry, community medicine and dentistry, and is completely revised and updated to reflect the latest medical information on diseases such as AIDS and ARC, Lyme disease, toxic shock syndrome, and cystitis, as well as new developments in addictions and eating disorders, fertility and potency, genetic engineering and childbirth.