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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) is a unit of Wolters Kluwer headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) is a leading international publisher of professional health information for physicians, nurses, specialized clinicians, and students. LWW provides essential information in print and electronic formats, including textbooks, journals, and CD-ROM, and via Intranets and the Internet.

LWW offers a comprehensive line of health-science books and new media with thousands of well-known titles, from reference tools, such as Stedman's Medical Dictionary and Griffith's 5 Minute Clinical Consult, to comprehensive research and education information for medical specialists and students. LWW also publishes more than 275 journals, newsletters and loose-leaf products in specialty fields for physicians, clinicians, and nurses, including some of the industry's most respected titles. More than 200 journals are now also available online. features more than 4,000 titles in more than 100 disciplines, content-based sites, and online corporate and customer services.

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Stedman's Dictionaries

STEDMAN'S® is the authoritative, comprehensive, and trusted brand that the medical community has relied upon for accurate medical information for the past 100 years. Stedman's Online provides the same great content in a new online platform:

Stedman's Online incorporates content from the following print publications, with updates and enhancements added regularly:

Stedman's Medical Dictionary

Thoroughly reviewed and updated, Stedman's Medical Dictionary, 28th Edition, is the most reliable resource for medical students, physicians, educators, researchers, and medical language specialists. This edition includes more than 107,000 terms and definitions and approximately 1,500 images and illustrations. More than 45 consultants from all the major medical and health care specialties have reviewed each word for accuracy and clarity.

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Stedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing

Featuring more than 54,000 entries, this thoroughly updated Sixth Edition contains the medical terminology used in more than 30 of today's fastest growing health profession areas. The book includes 1,000 images and photographs, a glossy insert with detailed images by Anatomical Chart Company, and 68 appendices. More than 46 leading consultants from health professions and nursing contributed to the enhancements of this edition.

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Stedman's Dental Dictionary

This dictionary contains definitions for nearly 13,000 terms relevant to dentistry, dental hygiene, and dental assisting. The book includes more than 500 illustrations, a full-color oral conditions and disorders insert, and numerous appendices.

"This is an excellent dictionary with plenty of medical terms and illustrations and is a perfect companion of three other medical dictionaries which I have - Stedman's Medical Dictionary: 28th Edition, Stedman's Medical Dictionary For Nursing & The Health Professions: 6th Edition, and Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary. I would recommend this dictionary to anyone. It really assists me with my assignments in Health Claims Examining/Medical Billing."

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Stedman's Pocket Dictionary

This pocket edition features more than 38,000 terms drawn from Stedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing, Sixth Edition, and Stedman's Medical Dictionary, 28th Edition, providing a complete and comprehensive reference in a portable size. A-to-Z organization facilitates quick look-up of definitions. Written pronunciations assist in spoken communications, and special icons identify terms that are combining forms. British alternative spellings are included.

"I REALLY LIKE IT! I find it easy to get to the subject I'm looking for and the explanations are very well worded to be easily understood. Overall, this book is a big success. I can honestly say that it will likely do a fair amount of traveling in my school bag from now on."

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Stedman's Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols

Stedman's Medical Abbreviations, Acronyms and Symbols, Fourth Edition, offers quick, easy access to more than 75,000 essential abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols for medical language specialists and medical, health, and nursing professionals. This updated edition includes more than 7,500 new abbreviations, expansions, acronyms, and symbols and 14 appendices. Slang abbreviations and "Do Not Use" abbreviations indicated by the Institute for Safe Medication Practices are highlighted.

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