Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, 5th Edition

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by Gale


The updated edition of this authoritative, comprehensive, in-depth medical guide features information on almost 2,000 medical topics in language accessible to adult laypersons. Disease/disorder articles typically cover definition; description; causes and symptoms; diagnosis; treatments; prevention; and more. Test/treatment articles typically cover definition; purposes; precautions; preparation; risks; normal and abnormal results; and much more. Biographical and historical sidebars appear throughout the text. This edition includes new entries, updated entries, 890 color images and illustrations, a comprehensive subject index, and a timeline of major medical breakthroughs/events. Previous edition also available.

Features and Benefits

  • Entries reviewed by an advisory board of medical experts.
  • Biographical and historical sidebars of prominent persons and events in medicine.
  • Key terms sidebars within entries, which define medical terms; all of the key terms are compiled into a glossary featured at the end of the set.
  • List of resources at the end of each entry (books, periodicals, websites, and organizations).
  • Complete list related organizations with contact information featured at end of set.
  • Almost 900 color illustrations, images, charts, and statistical tables.

What’s New

  • Approximately 142 new entries.
  • Over 125 new color media.
  • New historical/major event timeline.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781410317308
Publisher: Gale Group
Publication date: 06/12/2015
Series: Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine

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