Easy-To-Use * Colorfully Illustrated * Complete The Finest Medical, Nursing, and Allied Health Dictionary Available! See for Yourself. Defining health care today, Mosby's Medical, Nursing, and Allied Health Dictionary, 6th Edition, is everything you would expect in a medical, nursing, and allied health dictionary and much, much more! You'll use this highly visual, comprehensive, and practical reference for years to come. Take a look at these outstanding features! Find It * Strict alphabetical organization-without confusing subentries-helps you find a definition the first time you try, in the first place you look. * Dozens of tables and appendixes contain important information in a quick-reference format. * Large print and convenient thumb-indexing make searching easier. See It * Over 2,200 full-color illustrations-three times more than other similar dictionaries-enhance the definitions of a wide variety of medical terms, especially those pertaining to anatomy, equipment, and skin and eye disorders. Plus, more than half of these illustrations are new to this edition! * The Color Atlas of Human Anatomy features full-color, labeled drawings of all body systems to assist you in learning and reviewing anatomy. Learn It * Comprehensive, authoritative definitions of current health care terminology-including major diseases, disorders, procedures, and drugs-provide you with the most accurate and complete information available. * Over 3,000 new and 10,000 revised definitions offer you the most up-to-date coverage of all areas of medicine, nursing, and allied health-emphasizing alternative therapies, new drugs, allied health professions, and changing developments in health care delivery. * Hundreds of laboratory test definitions explain the purpose, procedures, and expected outcomes of key laboratory tests. * Entries for over 100 common herbs and natural supplements address the growing interest in alternative therapies. * Thousands of definitions for generic drugs describe the drug class, indications, contraindications, and adverse effects. * A companion Merlin website includes updates, frequently asked questions, links to related websites, and additional tools and resources. An outstanding dictionary and so much more, Mosby's Medical, Nursing, and Allied Health Dictionary, 6th Edition is the best medical, nursing, and allied health dictionary you can own!Mosby is the author of 'Mosby's Medical, Nursing, & Allied Health Dictionary - Revised Reprint', published 2005 under ISBN 9780323037365 and ISBN 0323037364.