This indispensable manual is a complete guide to common medical abbreviations and symbols used by physicians. Abbreviations are arranged in alphabetical order for ease of reference and the text includes abbreviations that are similar but have different meanings. It ensures accurate interpretation of daily medical charts and records that are dictated or written by physicians and includes examples of medical abbreviations commonly used by physicians. Latin root words are italicized whenever appropriate and text covers common medical and Greek symbols used in medicine. (medical terminology, med term, abbreviations, Medical Abbreviations)De Sousa Mello, Luis is the author of 'Common Medical Abbreviations' with ISBN 9780827366435 and ISBN 0827366434.