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Category: Science and Technology -> History of Medicine -> Inventory #21088
Fritz Spiegl's Sick Notes : An Alphabetical Browsing - Book of Derivatives, Abbreviations, Mnemonics, and Slang for the Amusement and Edification of Medics, Nurses, Patients, and Hypochondriacs
Spiegl, Fritz
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Publisher: The Parthenon Publishing Group
Place: New York & London
Year: 1996
Edition: First Edition
ISBN: 1850706271
Binding: Cloth
Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published
This dictionary is, in the very best sense, "a good read." It explains the meanings and derivations of the medical terms, abbreviations, mnemonics, and slang used by doctors, nurses, and health-care professionals publicly and privately. It defines, for instance, the abbreviations doctors use in writing prescriptions and explains the Latin and Greek derivations of medical terms. The author writes clearly and often humorously, not hesitating to voice his personal opinions. He guides his readers through the world of medical language like a good friend-clarifying, cautioning, and teaching with wit and laughter. 171pp.
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