The Oxford Concise Medical Dictionary provides full coverage of over 12, 000 clear and concise entries, covering all aspects of medical science. Written by a team of medical experts, the entries are accessible and jargon-free, and complemented by over 140 illustrations and diagrams. The 8th edition has been fully revised and updated to cover changes in the medical industry. It includes entries on techniques and equipment, drugs, general medical practice, health service organization, and treatment intended primarily for workers in the paramedical fields: pharmacists, physiotherapists, speech therapists, social workers, hospital secretaries, administrators, and technicians. Each entry contains a basic definition, followed by a more detailed explanation or description. A feature of the dictionary is that the articles are written in clear and concise English without the use of unnecessary technical jargon. For this reason the book will also be of both interest and value to the general reader who needs a home medical dictionary. 'Excellent layout and jargon-free style'. Nursing Times 'An extraordinary bargain'. New Scientist A search tool Featuring autocomplete search to help you find words quickly by seeing search predictions that might be similar to the search terms you're typing. The search also allows various search options as: A 'fuzzy filter' when you are not sure of the correct spelling of a word. A 'keyword' search for finding key words within compound words. A wild card search function ('. ' or '? ') which can replace a letter or entire parts of a word. A learning tool The dictionary app includes a number of features which help you to grow your vocabulary further: A 'Favorites' feature allows you to create your own categories and lists of words from the extensive library, which includes all cross-curriculum words. History list to help you easily review the last visited words. See words in context with example sentences A mobile dictionary application from MobiSystems with content from Oxford University Press.