Preface. Acknowledgements. How to use this dictionary. Prefixes. Suffixes. Dictionary of medical terms. Appendix 1 Illustrations of major body systems. Appendix 2 SI units and the metric system. Appendix 3 Normal values. Appendix 4 Nutrients. Appendix 5 Drugs - the law, measurement and drug groups in common use. Appendix 6 Abbreviations-medical terms, degrees, diplomas, organizations. Appendix 7 Useful addresses including web sites Appendix 8 Chemical symbols and formulae Main entries similar to present edition New areas: critical care, complementary medicine, education, epidemiology, ethics, information technology and management, management, nutrition, occupational medicine, oncology, occupational therapy, podiatry, public health, psychology, physiotherapy, radiology/radiotherapy, research, sociology, speech and language therapy.