Thoroughly updated, this user-friendly reference, trusted for more than a century by healthcare personnel at every professional level, allows you to grasp the meanings of all medical terms in current usage. Understand and correctly use all the latest terminology in today’s ever-evolving medical field with the 32nd Edition of the comprehensive, highly respected Dorlands Illustrated Medical Dictionary! Enhance your understanding of all the current medical terminology in your field by relying on the most comprehensive and highly respected medical dictionary, bringing you more than 120,000 well-defined entries and 1500 clear illustrations. Make sure you’re familiar with the very latest medical terms used today with more than 5,500 new entries drawn from current sources. Complement your understanding of new words and ideas in medicine with 500 new illustrations Get more information in a smaller amount of space as the revised entry format includes related parts of speech.
Jason Dorland is no stranger to competition. As a rower and coach, he’s seen his share of races won and lost. But after a devastating performance at the 1988 Olympics, Jason was overwhelmed by a sense of failure—and with small wonder. Winning at all costs, whereby the playing field is seen as a battlefield, is pretty much the industry standard when it comes to motivating elite athletes. That philosophy coloured his own coaching style, until he met someone who coped with the loss of her own Olympic dream, and viewed competition itself, in a different way. An honest, intimate look at the reality of high-level athletics, Chariots and Horses is more than a sports story. In charting his progress from struggling athlete to an inspirational coach driven to instill a healthy competitive spirit in his rowers, Jason Dorland shows how in sports and in life, it’s all about the journey.
A former Olympic rower reflects on his evolution from ultra-competitive athlete to supportive coach and offers his game-changing thoughts on achieving success. Once the embodiment of an aggressive athlete, Jason Dorland used to identify himself according to the results of his competitions—winner or loser. The elite rower was raised with an “in-it-to-win-it” attitude and was trained to think of every competitor as an enemy. It took a devastating loss at the 1988 Olympic Games to shatter this destructive way of thinking, and it took the advice of middle-distance runner Robyn Meagher (who would later become Dorland’s wife) to help re-shape his views on what it truly means to win—both ...
During a tour with The Historical Unit, U.S. Army Medical Dept., from 1974-1977, Peter Dorland, then a captain and a former Dust Off pilot in Vietnam, completed the basic research for this book and drafted a lengthy manuscript. In 1971, James Nanney, an editor at the U.S. Army Center of Military History conducted further research on Dust Off, reorganized and redrafted portions of the original manuscript, and added Chapter 4 and the Epilogue. Chapters include: the early years of medical evacuation, and the Korean War; birth of a tradition; the system matures; the pilot at work; from Tet 1968 to stand-down; statistics; doctrine and lessons learned; a historical perspective; and bibliography.
Stay current with all the latest terminology in today’s ever-evolving medical field with the 29th Edition of Dorland’s Pocket Medical Dictionary. Based on Dorland’s Illustrated Medical Dictionary, the most trusted medical dictionary used by today’s health care professionals, this portable and user-friendly resource puts dependable and indispensable information at your fingertips. Quickly find what you need from among 36,000+ medical terms, including more than 3,100 new and revised entries reflecting the most important changes in medicine. You’ll also have full-color images throughout, a PIN code to download a spell checker, and a 32-page set of color anatomical plates including 19 ...
Thoroughly revised to reflect the latest advances in medicine, this 28th edition delivers accurate, clear, and up-to-date definitions in a highly compact, easy-to-use format. Bonus software lets users add hundreds of thousands of medical terms to their computer's spellchecker.
The first test-prep guide to conquering the toughest exam challenge of all—stress! Each year millions of high school and college students sit down to the make-or-break SAT or final exams. And while the content of a course may not be impossible to master, for many, the stress surrounding an exam often is. In Exam Stress? No Worries! trained psychologist Su Dorland gives frazzled students insights into the causes of exam anxiety, why some people get anxious about exams and why others don’t, steps for coping with the two Ps (perfectionism and procrastination), and ways to finally free oneself from exam stress. • Includes a free CD with centering exercises, visualization techniques, and relaxation tracks • Offers advice for students mixing work or other commitments with study, as well as off-campus students, mature students, international students, or students from migrant worker families An important guide not simply for test-takers but anyone facing a stressful situation⎯such as a job interview, a driving test, or a public speaking engagement⎯Exam Stress? No Worries! offers the key to making stress manageable.
First published in 1900, Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary is universally acknowledged as the world's finest medical dictionary. Now in full color for the first time, the new, 30th Edition has also been thoroughly updated to reflect all of the very latest information from every frontier in health care. Over 123,000 entries cover all of the lang-uage integral to contemporary medicine-including approximately 800 new terms from the grow-ing area of Complementary and Alternative Medicine. At the same time, the New Edition embodies the same compre-hensive-ness, accura-cy, clarity, and ease of use that have established Dorland's as the best-selling medical dictionary of all time. STOP PRESS! All purchasers of the book will receive an added value CD ROM spell checker, PDA version AND full access to the dictionary online!
Dorland's Orthopedic Word Book for Medical Transcriptionists
In the Dorland's series of specialized word books, this effective, time-saving tool is ideal for transcribing, editing, and proofreading documents related to orthopedics. Dorland's Orthopedics Word Book for Medical Transcriptionists offers convenient access to words most often used in this field, drawn from the latest edition of Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary for accuracy and dependability. It consists of two sections: Terms, a straightforward and easy-to-use list of words; and Resources, which includes an appendix of drugs commonly used in orthopedics and a full-color insert showing anatomy and physiology illustrations for orientation, as well as clear, high-quality radiographs.