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Medical Devices, Medical Procedures, and Foreign Bodies:
Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Definitions


by Tim B Hunter, MD, MSc and Mihra S. Taljanovic, MD, PhD

 

Selected References and Useful Links

 

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Churchill’s illustrated medical dictionary. New York, NY: Churchill Livingstone, 1989.

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Dorland’s illustrated medical dictionary. 26th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders, 1981.

Duncan HA. Duncan’s dictionary for nurses.  2nd ed. New York, NY: Springer,  1989.

Gelman MI. Radiology of orthopedic procedures, problems and complications. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders, 1984.

Haber  K. Common abbreviations in clinical medicine. New York, NY: Raven, 1988.

Hamilton B, Guidos  B. Medical  acronyms, symbols, and abbreviations. 2nd ed. New York, NY: Neal- Schumann, 1988.

Hoppenfeld S, Zeide MS. Orthopaedic dictionary. Philadelphia, Pa: Lippincott-Raven, 1994.

Hunter TB editor. The Computer in radiology.  Aspen 1986:  Rockville, MD.

Hunter TB, Taljanovic  MS. Overview of medical devices. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 2001; 30:94 –139.

Indovina  T, Lindh  WQ. The radiology word book. Philadelphia, Pa: Davis, 1990.

Iverson C, Flanagin A, Fontanarosa PB et al. American Medical Association manual of style: a guide for authors and editors. Baltimore, MD: Williams & Wilkins, 1998.

Jablonski S. Dictionary of medical acronyms  and abbreviations. Philadelphia, Pa: Hanley and Belfus, 1987.

Kilcoyne RF, Farrar  EL. Handbook of orthopedic terminology. Boca Raton,  Fla: CRC, 1991.

Kressel HY. Herding bees: restricting overuse of abbreviations in biomedical literature. Radiology 2013; 266:372-373.

Logan CM,  Rice MK. Logan’s medical and scientific abbreviations. Philadelphia, Pa: Lippincott, 1987.

Medical  device register 1992. The official directory  of medical suppliers.  Vols 1, 2. Montvale, NJ: Medical
Economics, 1992.

Mosby’s medical, nursing, and allied health dictionary, 3rd ed. St Louis, Mo: Mosby–Year Book, 1990.

Mossman J, ed. Acronyms, initialisms, and abbreviations dictionary. 16th ed. Detroit, Mich: Gale Research, 1992.

Rogers LF. From the Editor's Notebook: ABBREVs (abbreviations). AJR Am J Roentgenol 1997; 169: 1481.

Schmidt  JE. Medical  discoveries: who and when.  Springfield,  Ill: Charles  C. Thomas, 1959.

Schultz RJ. The language of fractures.  2nd ed. Baltimore, Md: Williams & Wilkins, 1990.

Segen JC, ed. The dictionary  of modern medicine. Park Ridge, NJ: Parthenon, 1992.

Stedman’s medical dictionary. 25th ed. Baltimore,  Md: Williams and Wilkins, 1990.

Thomas CL, ed. Taber’s  cyclopedic medical dictionary. Philadelphia, Pa: Davis, 1989.

Webster JG, ed. Encyclopedia of medical devices and instrumentation. Vols 1– 4. New York, NY: Wiley,
1988. Second edition, 2006.

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Links

Abbreviations.com

Acronym Finder

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

AllACRONYMS

American Dental Association

American Medical Association

Definitions.net

FDA - Dental Devices

Home Health Dictionary

Medical Device Manufacturers

MediLexicon

MRI Safety Information

Orthopedic Glossary

Ortho Atlas

Orthopaediclist

The Free Dictionary

The United States Patent and Trademark Office

Whonamedit?

World Health Organization

 


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Tim Hunter
Email: hunter@radiology.arizona.edu


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