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  • Written by Laurence Urdang
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On Sale: July 22, 2009
Pages: 736 | ISBN: 978-0-307-56717-8
Published by : Bantam Bantam Dell
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The completely revised and expanded fifth edition of THE BANTAM MEDICAL DICTIONARY maintains its position as the essential medical reference for consumers, clearly defining more than 11,000 medical terms and concepts in all the major medical and surgical specialities. Compiled and written by a team of over forty doctors, this accessible guide features clear writing, more than 150 labeled line drawings, and cross-referencing for easy use.

The fifth edition includes:

*New entries on specialties such as genetic testing, genetic diseases and congenital disorders
*Cross-references between generic and brand names for the most commonly prescribed drugs, and the latest on disease-specific drugs for treating cancer, AIDS and HIV, diabetes; anti-inflammatories, antidepressants, glaucoma, and many others
*New and updated entries on illnesses and diseases such as SARS, West Nile fever, syndrome X, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, etc.
*Pub history: First Bantam edition in 10/82; revised in 3/90; 3/96; 4/00


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Under the direction of the Editors of Market House Books, a distinguished team of forty doctors, specialists, and medical writers have contributed to this fine reference.


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