Stedman's Medical Abbreviations, Acronyms & Symbols

Stedmans Medical Abbreviations, Acronyms & Symbols 9781608316991
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Author(s): Stedman's 
Publication Date: Apr 17, 2012
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Format: Book
Edition: Fifth
ISBN/ISSN: 9781608316991
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Identify current abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols quickly and easily. Gain immediate access to medical terms that help you comply with the new JCAHO mandate for standardized hospital abbreviations. You'll have thousands of new abbreviations for a wide range of specialties, including anatomy, physiology, internal medicine, pathology, laboratory medicine, organisms, infectious diseases, plastic surgery, ENT, dentistry, alternative medicine, endocrinology, and more, right at your fingertips!

The 5th Edition of Stedman's Medical Abbreviations, Acronyms, & Symbols also comes with 3 months of free acccess to Stedmans Online. You'll also find a wide range of symbols, professional titles and degrees, professional associations and organizations, chemotherapy and other drug regimens, and clinical trials. Now includes highlighted dangerous and error-prone abbreviations, slang terms in red font, and more.


  • Total number of entries has been expanded, covering the latest abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols used in health care
  • Error-prone abbreviations that should not be used are highlighted with a special icon

About the Author(s)


  • Edition: Fifth
  • Product Format: Softbound
  • ISBN: 9781608316991
  • Trim Size: 9 x 6
  • Pages: 1336
  • Pub Date: Apr 17, 2012
  • Weight: 3.0

Table of contents



Editor's Preface

Publisher's Preface

Explanatory Notes


A-Z Abbreviations and Acronyms

1. Symbols
2. Greek Alphabet
3. Elements and Their Symbols
4. ISMP's List of Error-Prone Abbreviations, Acronyms, Symbols, and Dose Designations
5. Weights and Measures
6. Professional Titles and Degrees
7. Professional Associations and Organizations including Government and Regulatory Agencies
8. Chemotherapy and Other Drug Regimens
9. Clinical Trials