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Medical Abbreviations: 30,000 Conveniences at the Expense of Communication and Safety, 14th edition


Neil M. Davis



Date of Publication

December 2008; Internet version updated monthly.


408 pages. (7 1/2  x 4 1/4 inches, 19.2 x 11 cm))


To assist those who must understand medical records, medical correspondence, prescriptions, as well as all other forms of medical, nursing, pharmacy and other health sciences communications. The book is current and comprehensive.


19,000 abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols and 30,000 of their possible meanings

3,400 cross-referenced list of current and widely prescribed brand and generic drug names

Normal laboratory values (both traditional units and SI units)
Internet Version Included in the book price, at no extra cost, is a single-user access license for the Internet version of the 14th edition of the book. This license is valid for 12 months from the time of the initial log-in. The Internet version is updated with 80 new abbreviations per month. A high-speed search engine enables rapid access to meanings or other searches as well as the full text. Minimum browser requirements: Internet Explorer 4.0 or Netscape 4.0  or AOL 5.0
Also available is a 12 month single-use access license (no book included)
Multi-User license agreements are available.  For information, e-mail us and indicate the number of concurrent users (3, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 etc) for which you want prices.
Publisher Neil M Davis Associates
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Warminster, PA  18974-3861
Phone: (888) 333 1862 (+1 215 442 7430 outside the US)
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