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Generic & Trade Drug Pronunciation Guide
with audio. Provided by the University of Michigan's Medicinal Chemistry Virtual Library (MCVL).
includes pronunciations of medications in its monographs.
database created & maintained by Dr. Andrew Yee of
Massachusetts General Hospital
, interface created by Pascal Pfiffner.
Medical Terminology and Drug Database
hosted by St. Jude's Hospital. Definitions are provided by the
National Cancer Institute
, U.S. National Institutes of Health. The database is updated monthly.
Merck Manual Pronunciation Guide
Merriam-Webster Medical Dictionary
within entries, click on the red speaker icon to hear audio pronunciations for
Stedman's Medical Dictionary
The 27th edition of the dictionary, published in 2000, available through the STAT!Ref e-book database.
Medical Terminology Mini-Course
Medical Terminology Self-Paced Course
. Material is taken from the U.S. Army Manual, Basic
, MD0010 Edition 100.
Review Tests & Quizzes
Medical Terminology Quizzes
developed by Dr. Murray Jensen at the University of Minnesota.
Medical Terminology Match Game
Specialized Medical Terminology
Cancer and Medical Terminology SEER Training Module
provided by the National Cancer Institute.
Common Abbreviations of Chemotherapy Regimens
from Facts & Comparisons eAnswers.
Complementary and Alternative Medicine Terms
provided by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
Dictionary of Cancer Terms
National Cancer Institution's dictionary, searchable or browsable by clicking on the A-Z letters in the search box.
Medical & Pharmacy Abbreviations
Common Medical Abbreviations
from the Pharmacotherapy Casebook: A Patient-Focused Approach e-book in Access Pharmacy.
Dangerous or Confusing Abbreviations and Common Abbreviations
from the e-book Comprehensive Pharmacy Review, Appendix B, II, section A: Prescription Dispensing Information and Metrology.
Frequently Misread Prescription Abbreviations
from the National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention.
ISMP's List of Error-Prone Abbreviations, Symbols, and Dose Designations
from the Institute of Safe Medication Practices.
The Joint Commission's Facts about the Official "Do Not Use" List of Abbreviations
Lexicomp Online's Pharmaceutical Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols
Pharmacy Abbreviations and Interpretations
from the Pharmacy Student Survival Guide e-book in AccessPharmacy.
Easy-to-Read Health Materials
provided by the US Dpmt of Health and Human Services
from Des Moines University
Name That Drug article by Dr. Robert H. Shmerling
Article on how names are developed for drugs, provided by Aetna InteliHealth.
Pillbox, drug identifier
provided by the National Library of Medicine.
Medical Terminology: A Programmed Learning Approach to the Language of Health Care.Call Number:
W 15 W735ma 2008
Quick & Easy Medical Terminology. Call Number:
W 15 L581q 2000
Stedman's Medical Dictionary. Call Number:
W 13 S812 2012
In First-Year and Second-Year Lecture Hall Ready-Reference Collections.
Understanding Medical Terms: A Guide for Pharmacy Practice. Call Number:
W 15 U556 1998
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