English Medical Dictionaries

  • Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary. W.B. Saunders Co. 1985. ISBN No. 0-7216-1645-3 General medical dictionary, uses technical terms.
  • Mayo Clinic Family Health Book. David E. Larson, M.D., ed. William Morrow & Co., Inc. 1990. ISBN No. 0-688-07819-2. Intended for general use, defines technical concepts in lay terms.
  • Physicians' Desk Reference. Medical Economics Data. Updated yearly. ISBN No. 0-87489-716-5. Known as the PDR, the basic list of all prescription drugs available in the U.S. Updated yearly.