Book Description: Stedman's Medical Abbreviations, Acronyms and Symbols, Fourth Edition offers quick, easy access to over 75,000 essential abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols for medical language specialists and medical, health, and nursing professionals. This thoroughly updated edition includes more than 7,500 new abbreviations, expansions, acronyms, and symbols and 14 appendices. "Do Not Use" abbreviations indicated by the Institute for Safe Medication Practices are highlighted, as are slang abbreviations. This Fourth Edition is also available as a CD-ROM or a downloadable file. See CD-ROMs listing for details.